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Dog ate 15 to 20 ounces of Nestles semi sweet morsels

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My dog just ate about 15 to 20 ounces of Nestles semi sweet morsels. He weighs 40 lbs and his name is Lyle. His is 11.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 3 months ago.
This is a potentially lethal ingestion. I would get Lyle to a veterinary er asap to induce vomiting but also give activated charcoal orally to block any absorption that is not brought back up and monitor for symptoms that will require treatment such as increased blood pressure, irregular heart rate, seizures, coma, death and treat aggressively if any of the early symptoms are seen
I cannot emphasize enough I would not advise treating this at home and get him to a veterinary er with his weight and the quantity ingested.

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