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My dog just ate 4 small M&Ms and she is weighs 17 pounds…

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My dog just ate 4 small M&Ms and she is weighs 17 pounds she's a chihuahua she going to be alright

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?

Coco

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Coco?

No they were just the little tiny M&Ms in the packages they kids dropped four on the floor and she ate them little tiny ones

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Bruce, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Thank you for your question about Coco. Could she have eaten more of these M&M's? They were the mini ones and not the regular sized ones?

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