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He drank some hot chocolate of my floor, dog, no he licked a

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he drank some hot chocolate of my floor
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: dog
JA: How much of the hot chocolate did the dog drink? Do you know his weight?
Customer: no he licked a little bit i think
JA: When was this? Has he thrown up since then?
Customer: no he hasent i would sAY 7:55
JA: And what's the dog's name and age?
Customer: stripe 4
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Stripe?
Customer: no, he is healthy and is neuteredCustomer: Chat is completed
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr Chris replied 14 days ago.

Hi my name is***** a vet based in the UK. I am reviewing your question and will get back to you as soon as possible.

Expert:  Dr Chris replied 14 days ago.

Could you tell me how much Stripe weighs roughly? And what type of hot chocolate was this?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
6.5 Yorkshire terrier
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
He wright's 6.7 and it was hot chocolate with milk that my daughter spilt on her carpet
Expert:  Dr Chris replied 14 days ago.

OK thanks for that. Whilst chocolate (especially coco power) can be toxic to dogs, a dose of at least 5g of pure coco powder would need to be consumed to give any possible toxicity in a dog of his size . I think it is very unlikely that anywhere near that amount would have been ingested from a few licks of spilt hot chocolate.

I hope that puts your mind at rest?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thats great news thank you
Expert:  Dr Chris replied 14 days ago.

You're welcome. Best wishes