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How Much Chocolate is Too Much?

You just found out your dog scarfed down the your prized Chocolate Easter Bunny that you were saving to treat yourself with later.

Is Fido safe? Do you need to see the emergency vet? How much chocolate is too much?

We recently ran across a nifty little web page which contains a chocolate toxicity meter. You enter in how much your dog weighs, click on type of chocolate eaten and finally enter the amount eaten.

The meter comes back and tells you just how worried you need to be.

25 lb dog, milk chocolate, 1 ounce {single chocolate bar}

25 lb dog, cocoa powder, 1 ounce

Resources:

Chocolate Toxicity Meter

Emergency Clinic: 941-923-7260

Pet Poison Helpline: website
Phone: 855-764-7661 {$59 one time fee applies - see website}

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