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Hello, I need help. My 4 month old rhodesian ridgeback ate about 2x2inches of what looked like a chocolate muffin on the street in my village This was around 30min ago now, and he seems fine, we do not know what to do and I am freaking out I am sure it was chocolate

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 and age?

Nitro, 4 months old

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

No, he doesn't have any health problems, and we just gave him food to help digest it as our veterinarian suggested

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Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is***** and I have been a licensed veterinarian for 10 years. I would be happy to answer your question. You can give him a few teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide mixed in milk to induce vomiting. What the chocolate milk chocolate or dark chocolate? If milk chocolate, the risk of toxicity is lower. Signs of chocolate poisoning are hyperactivity and elevated heart rate. Less serious side effects are vomiting and diarrhea. If you are able to induce vomiting, you can avoid a trip to the ER. If not, I would take him in so they can administer a medication that will get him to vomit. They will also want to monitor his heart rate and possibly give IV fluids.

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