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My dog ate 12 medium sized oatmeal and raisin cookies along

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My dog ate 12 medium sized oatmeal and raisin cookies along with about 16 ounces of m and m's last night. He is a 75lb lab. Will this be toxic to him?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Terri Riba replied 8 years ago.

Dear friend,


You do not have to worry about chocolate toxicity from the m & m''s as the actual amount of chocolate is very minimal(see below) .It is not necessay to have him throw up but save this link for future reference:

Dog's WeightAmount of Milk ChocolateAmount of Unsweetened ChocolateApprox. MG of Theobromide
5 lbs.4 oz.1/2 oz.200
10 lbs.8 oz.1 oz.400
20 lbs.16 oz.2 1/2 oz.900
30 lbs.1 1/4 lbs.3 3/4 oz.1300
40 lbs.2 1/2 lbs.4 1/2 oz.1800
50 lbs.3 lbs.5 1/2 oz.2250
60 lbs.3 3/4 lbs.6 3/4 oz.2700
70 lbs.4 3/4 lbs.8 1/2 oz.3400




However raisins can be toxic an damage the kidnys so it depends on how many were in the cookies. If there were more than ten I would have a vet see him.

If not, just feed himsome very spongy food like bread, cheese, mashed potatoes, etc.

He could get diarrhea from the sugar. If he does,he can have Immodium, kayopectate or any OTC at scroll down for products and dosages.

If he developes any constipation or abdominal pain he should see a vet.. It can take up to 36 hours to pass it all so just monitor his stool til then

Please let me know how he is doing.I will always be here for you.

I hope baby will be be fine.

Sincerest best wishes,


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