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I have a 53 lb dog who had a piece of a chocalate macadamia

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I have a 53 lb...
I have a 53 lb dog who had a piece of a white chocalate macadamia nut cookie. My mother (who has dementia) gave her a piece of the cookie. I am suspecting what was in the cookie the piece she gave my dog had 2 small pieces of white chocolate. She is not exhibiting any signs and, in the past, my vet had said she will be okay but be careful and watch for the signs. He is closed for the afternoon and going to the ER room can be expensive but will do if need to. I am assuming - based on my past experiences with dogs, she will be okay but want to make sure.
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Dog Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Frankie should be fine, as white chocolate is not toxic to dogs. Monitor for any signs of upset tummy issues....such as vomiting or diarrhea. The sugar and fat in the cookie could cause some indigestion.

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Dog Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

The macadamia nut in the cookie can also cause upset stomach issues in dogs.

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Dog Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Based on Frankie's size, she would need to eat a significant amount of macadamia nuts to see symptoms. How large was the cookie piece?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you so much.....it is hard with my mom and so worried. We usually do not permit anything with chocalate in my house because of my mother giving human food to the dog - which is a huge problem but it is hard to watch every moment. Thank you, ***** ***** breathe now - it is my baby.
Dog Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

You are very welcome! I am happy to help with any other questions you may have.

Please take a moment to provide a positive rating if you were pleased with the info provided.

With appreciation,

Dr. KV

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