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My name Is ***** ***** Mt rat terrier 19lbs ate a mini heath

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Customer: My name Is ***** ***** Mt rat terrier 19lbs ate a mini heath bar is there a danger to his health
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Customer: he just ate it. he is 1 yr old
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. John replied 11 months ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. There is unlikely to be enough chocolate in a mini Heath bar to hurt him. At most, he may have some mild vomiting or diarrhea, but it shouldn't be past 12 hours. If he is acting normal otherwise, it should be safe to monitor him. I would watch for multiple episodes of vomiting, bloody stool, diarrhea past 24 hours, lack of appetite, increased agitation or aggression, twitching, tremors or seizures. If you notice any of those issues, I would have him evaluated by a vet immediately. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. If you feel like all your questions have been answered, please rate my service. Hope this helps.

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Expert:  Dr. John replied 10 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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