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1- How much does your puppy weigh?
2- Type of chocolate (milk, dark, etc.)?
3- How long has it been since he ate it?
4- Can you give me an idea of how many ounces or grams did he eat?
5- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?
To make sure I got this right, the amount of chocolate was like the size of a regular egg?
I am sorry I can not make a call, but, I will be glad to answer your question on this thread. Can you tell me if the chocolate was the size of a regular egg?
I will assume it was hollow, correct?
Friend, in response to your question, yes, chocolate is toxic to dogs. Toxicity will depend on the amount consumed, type of chocolate, and the weight of the dog. In a 3kg dog, anything above 2 ounces of milk chocolate can be life threatening. I doubt that half of an egg would have 2 ounces, so you can expect some gastrointestinal symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea but not likely to be fatal or cause any life-threatening symptoms. As a precaution, I would keep an eye on Ross for the next 24 hours, symptoms that would require an ER vet visit are hyperactivity or profound lethargy, muscle tremors, difficulty breathing, etc. If no symptoms after 24 hours unlikely for any symptoms to develop.
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