my dog ate some chocolate!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by americana-lover, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. americana-lover

    americana-lover Songster

    Apr 13, 2012
    my dog ate some chocolate!

    When she was a pup, years ago, she ate a huge chunk of chocolate, and was fine, just sick for a few days. But now that shes older, i dont want her to get really sick. I mean, she only ate a small amount, maybe the size of a pea, but im still worried. Is there anything i can do for her? She is now 10 years old, and a medium dog, if size has anything to do with her chocolate intake.

    Please help me, i dont know if i can give her anything, or what.

    Thx, A
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    That small probably is not going to kill her. I don't know of anything to give her that would help. Just keep an eye on her and make sure she can get water if she wants it. I honestly do not know if you should give her somthing to eat to help dilute it or if you should not..... Maybe someone with more knowledge will chime in.
  3. Hangtown Farms

    Hangtown Farms Crowing

    May 19, 2012
    dark chocolate is the bad stuff. my 10 year old lab is always getting into regular chocolate.
    dark chocolate call a vet. regular chocolate you are probably ok.
    my wife is a registered vet tech that is what she always tells me.
  4. Herducks

    Herducks Songster

    Aug 12, 2012
    Sebastopol, CA
    She should be fine, bakers chocolate is really the most dangerous. A small amount of milk chocolate or even regular dark will not hurt her. I had a dog eat an entire bag of hershey's kisses and he was fine. Bakers chocolate is very dangerous though.
  5. Hangtown Farms

    Hangtown Farms Crowing

    May 19, 2012
    I did too. you could see his pooh for miles for a week.
  6. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chirping

    Aug 25, 2012
    new sharon ia
    a note for every one if this happens again u can give your dog about 3ozs of 3% perozide can be given 2 times it will sometimes makes them zomit i had to it it to my lab i gave hime some then waited and gave him more then ran him around and finaly he vomited
  7. with such a small amount i would not worrie. i had a freind who has a little miniture poodle he ate half a bag of chocolate chips and a candy bar they took himto the vet treated him and he turned out fine!
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    I see this old thread has been resurrected. Just wanted to say that the best first thing to do if you think your animals have been exposed to a toxin of any kind is to CALL YOUR VET for immediate treatment. Wasting time by posting online - where the information may or may not be any good, and how would you know which? - just postpones proper treatment and decreases the window of oppertunity to treat if the toxin is dangerous.

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