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My dog ate chocolate yesterday and last night I thought she

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My dog ate chocolate yesterday and last night I thought she died she was floppy and it took me a few min to bring her around she been good all day but she did the same tonight
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** will do my best to help you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How much does she weigh?

2- How much chocolate did she eat?

3- Type of chocolate (milk, dark, etc.)?

4- Any pre existing medical conditions?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I am sorry, I can not make a live call. But, I can answer your question on this thread. Or, I can opt out and allow another expert to help you. Please let me know. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
9kg
A lot
Milk with pepperment
No
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

1- Can you describe what you mean by floppy?

2- Can you give me an idea of how much she ate for me to calculate a toxic dose?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Like she was in a coma
She ate about 6 rows of chocolate
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I was asleep and she was lying next to me I woke up with a bad feeling that something was wrong and I touched her she didn't respond I picked her up and she was floppy
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

1- Did she go back to being normal? And then became floppy again?

2- How is she now?

3- How many ounces were each row?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She was great all day and tonight she did it again she ate a half of a chocolate block I worried about going to sleep just in case
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

1- Friend, describing the amount as half, a lot, rows, etc. does not give me an amount. In order for me to calculate a toxic dose I need to know ounces, grams, etc. You could find this information in the label on the box.

2- How many hours as it been since she ate the chocolate (we are in different time zones)?

3- How long was she out?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I got home from work about 10.30 yesterday morning and I left at 3.45am so she. Ate it between then so it's been 36 hours plus
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
About 100grams
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

100 grams was the total? Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What can I do for her
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Annette, after 36 hours of ingesting the chocolate there is not much you can do for her at home, I am sorry. The 2 episodes of becoming floppy could be caused by seizures, cardiac arrhythmias, etc. which treatment requires prescription medication not available over the counter, I am sorry. I would recommend having her checked tonight by ER veterinarian for a hands-on examination to auscultate her heart and make sure this is not related to abnormal heart beats. Treatment will be based on examination findings. I realize that this answer may not be entirely to your liking, and I regret being the bearer of information that you really don’t want to hear. But it would be unfair to you and unprofessional of me were I to provide you with anything less than truthful and honest information. I hope you understand.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

Dr. Peter

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