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He ate 1 chocolate covered coffee bean. Should I take him to…

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He ate 1 chocolate...

He ate 1 chocolate covered coffee bean. Should I take him to the vet?

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?

Buster, 8yr old Boston Terrier, 25 lbs. It was 1 small bean.

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Buster?

8

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

Are you still there?

Internet very slow

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Well hello there!

No you do not need to go to the vet

There will be no side effects

The levels of Theobromine, Caffeine and Methylxanthine ingested are not high enough to cause an issue

I hope that helps!

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Still there?

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

Reminder to please rate me

I provided you with a timely and accurate answer

It would be reasonable that you rate me so I get paid

Paul

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