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60 lb Bernese who is 8 months old and got into some Dove dark

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60 lb Bernese who is 8 months old and got into some Dove dark chocolate when she was counter surfing this morning. Pretty distressed, panting a lot. Calm when we are on the floor petting her, otherwise very jumpy.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I am sorry to hear you are worried about Berkeley. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help. How long ago did she get it? Any idea how many ounces of chocolate she got? If you look at her gums, are they pink in color? Chocolate can cause rapid heart rate, panting, hyperactitivity. It can also cause heart arrythmias (irregular heart beats), and can even cause coma and death if enough is eaten. If you can estimate how much she got, I can tell you if this will get any more serious than what you are already seeing. If her gums are pink, that is a good sign.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
How is Berkeley doing? I hope you were able to see what I wrote. Can I help with or answer anything else?
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Berkeley. How is everything going?
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
How is Berkeley?