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My dog ate a couple of m&ms that fell on the ground while I was cooking! they were milk chocolate and he weighs 25 pounds! Is this harmful for him or do I need to call my vet?

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 and age?

Samford, 11 months

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

No, thats it!

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

Friend, chocolate is toxic to dogs. But, toxicity depends on the amount consumed, the weight of the dog, and type of chocolate. In this case, a couple of m&m's are not going to be toxic to a 25 lbs dog. Samford will be fine, no need to worry.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service it is how I get compensated. See you again soon!

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