My dog ate chocolate he is a German Shepard mix and large size. He ate about 5 grams of chocolate it was like chocolate

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Customer: My dog ate chocolate he is a German Shepard mix and large size
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How much of the chocolate did the Shepherd eat? Do you know his weight?
Customer: He ate about 5 grams of chocolate it was like chocolate chips in 8 small muffins
JA: When was this? Has he thrown up since then?
Customer: no he seems fine. He ate maybe an hour ago
JA: And what's the Shepherd's name and age?
Customer: Max, he is a little over 4 years old About 5 years
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no I don’t think so
Answered by Dr. Lindsey, D.V.M. in 5 mins 1 year ago
Dr. Lindsey, D.V.M.
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Thank you for reaching out to JustAnswer. This is Dr. Lindsey, I have over 24 years experience in the Veterinary field including 8 years as a practicing Veterinarian. I understand how important your pet is to you and entrusting me as part of their care.
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How much does Max weigh? Where these milk choclate chips?

I don't know.
They were milk chocolate chips
He is a large dog.
I haven't had him that long I don't know how much he weighs
When he stands up on 2 legs he is almost 5ft 5in tall (idk if that helps quantify)

Can you guess, this will help determine if he ingested to much. Approximately? 50lbs 70lbs?

My sister said he is 82 pounds

Great so Max should be just fine. The amount of chocolate ingested and his size is small enough to not be toxic. Just monitor for any vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite. Was there anything else in the muffins?

No just the chocolate.
Thank u

Great, so he will be just fine.

Thank u so much!
How much will this service be?

You're welcome! I am not sure of the cost. I am just a Contractor with JustAnswer. I do not deal with the money. That would be a question for costumer service.

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Okay then. Well Thank you for your help!
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