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1- How much does she weigh?
2- How much chocolate did she eat?
3- Type of chocolate (milk, dark, etc.)?
4- Any pre existing medical conditions?
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1- Can you describe what you mean by floppy?
2- Can you give me an idea of how much she ate for me to calculate a toxic dose?
1- Did she go back to being normal? And then became floppy again?
2- How is she now?
3- How many ounces were each row?
1- Friend, describing the amount as half, a lot, rows, etc. does not give me an amount. In order for me to calculate a toxic dose I need to know ounces, grams, etc. You could find this information in the label on the box.
2- How many hours as it been since she ate the chocolate (we are in different time zones)?
3- How long was she out?
100 grams was the total? Thanks.
Annette, after 36 hours of ingesting the chocolate there is not much you can do for her at home, I am sorry. The 2 episodes of becoming floppy could be caused by seizures, cardiac arrhythmias, etc. which treatment requires prescription medication not available over the counter, I am sorry. I would recommend having her checked tonight by ER veterinarian for a hands-on examination to auscultate her heart and make sure this is not related to abnormal heart beats. Treatment will be based on examination findings. I realize that this answer may not be entirely to your liking, and I regret being the bearer of information that you really don’t want to hear. But it would be unfair to you and unprofessional of me were I to provide you with anything less than truthful and honest information. I hope you understand.
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