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Im estimating it was between 30 mins to 1 hour or so between eating them and vomiting
not sure how many he ate but the bag is still mostly full and I think if he could have gotten into it he would have ate more... Im thinking he knocked it over and some fell out... I would guess less than 10 of the treats but Im not 100% sure.
Hard to tell from what he did throw up... it still looked just like chocolate, but a bit lighter in color and diffused through a big helping (for him) of water... :S
Thanks so much for the additional information.Hopefully, he vomited enough of the treats/chocolate that you won't have to worry about chocolate toxicity but signs to monitor might include trembling, hyperactivity, increased heart rate, nervousness, anxiety, even seizures can happen. You may know that different kinds of chocolate are more toxic than other kinds and dark chocolate is one of the worst kinds.If he ingested about 1 ounce, then vomiting and diarrhea are the signs that would be expected. He would have had to ingest about 2.5 ounces for serious signs to be seen....it doesn't sound like he ate this much, though.Since diarrhea might be expected within the next 12-24 hours, I would feed him a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice but I might wait to do so for a few more hours. The loose stools should resolve pretty quickly.I would limit the amount of water that you give him as well just on the off chance that he's still feeling a little nauseous...even though he's kept it down so far.I would monitor for signs that I mentioned above and if he starts to show any of them, then I would have him seen.Since we're not exactly sure how much chocolate he ingested and subsequently vomited, it may be a few hours before signs would be seen. But if he's still fine after 12 hours or so, then he's probably out of the woods.I hope this helps. Deb
Ok...thanks for the info! So far, he's acting like his usual self.
Just wondering what the nervous/anxious symptoms look like in a dog? Also, what should his heart rate be at, and is there a good way I could accurately check it?