• Hey, so yesterday was Halloween and with all the kids being over my house and all the candy, my dog found a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup and he ate. I know that chocolate is deadly to dogs, what should I do is he going to be okay ? He is 9yrs old and around 6.7 pound

    Hi Sabria,
    The toxic dose of chocolate will depend on a few different factors including the amount of chocolate eaten, the type of chocolate (dark chocolate is more toxic than milk or white), and the size of your pet. The amount of chocolate in a mini Reese’s cup is not usually toxic to a dog of the size you gave. However, this can vary depending on the individual dog and chocolate can cause some issues like vomiting or diarrhea with any amount. If you are seeing any symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, not wanting to eat, or restlessness I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible if you have not already done so.  

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