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My dog ate about 2 ounces of 85% cacao chocolate. Peanut.

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My dog ate about...

My dog ate about 2 ounces of 85% cacao chocolate.

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 your dog's name and age?

Peanut. she's about 7

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

It's Peanut

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

We tried induce vomiting with peroxide. (about 20-30 cc in several doses), but she spit most out, and has not vomitted

Submitted: 23 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 23 days ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

How much does Peanut weigh, please? 1/4 ounce per pound of that % can cause theobromine toxicity (vomiting, agitation, tremors, soon after ingestion).

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
about 30 pounds or so
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

That's good to hear. She didn't ingest nearly enough (at least 7.5 ounces) to intoxicate herself. As with ingesting anything unusual transient gastrointestinal distress in the form of inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea can arise but Peanut will remain safe. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
Ok, thank you, Doctor.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

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