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My chia-Pom may have eaten several mini semi-sweet chocolate

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My chia-Pom may have eaten several mini semi-sweet chocolate chips that topped a granola bar.(maybe 15 at the most).
The granola bar was made of oats - she may have eaten 3/4 of the bar.
Should I take her to the emergency vet in town?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months 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 long has it been since she ate it?

2- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?

3- How much does she weigh?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Not sure how long ago. within an hour and thirty minutes
I will check her weight and look for hysrogenperoxis
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

Okay, please let me know.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Yes. I have 3% hydrogen peroxide
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Where did you go?
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

Okay, Karen, let's move quickly and try to induce vomiting with peroxide. We can finish our discussion later, I want to move fast. To induce vomiting with peroxide this is what you can do:

1- Give her 1/2 (half) teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide orally to induce vomiting.

2- Allow her to walk for a minute and move her belly to mix stomach content with peroxide. If she does not vomit within 5-10 minutes, repeat it again. Can give a total of 3 times 5-10 minutes apart.

3- Please let me know if she vomits, I will be here waiting for you for the next 20 minutes.

Dr. Peter

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

I am here, I was typing. Please read above.