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Chihuahua ate foil wrapped chocolate 3 days ago. He threw up…

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Chihuahua ate foil wrapped...

Chihuahua ate foil wrapped chocolate 3 days ago. He threw up a bunch of foil the next day and now shaking and not wanting to eat or drink.

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

Brutus

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Brutus?

He's 9years old and no health problems

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

Is Brutus still wanting to drink water?

Did he eat just the one chocolate?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
He ate about 10 pieces of chocolate. mostly hershey kisses and a mini snickers
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
He is still eating some, but not drinking as of this evening
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Brutus, please?

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