Client handout: When Coco gets into the cocoa

January 8, 2018

Chocolate pairs well with wine. Your veterinary clients dog pairs well with neither. Make sure pet owners know the risks, the signs and the treatment methods of chocolate poisoning just in case.

'Tis the season for chocolate. It's also the season for emergency calls because your client's chocolate lab got into that heart-shaped box left out on the table. You know what's fine and what's worrisome, but pet owners only know the simple equation: Chocolate + Dog = Big trouble. Ease their minds and make sure they know how to react when their dog ingests chocolate before it happens with this information from Pet Poison Helpline. Click the handout below to download and print.