If an Animagus eats something that is harmful to the Animagus' form would it harm them?

For example, if Sirius Black was in his Animagus form as a dog, would he get sick if he ate chocolate? If he ate enough could he die? Would Sirius be affected by the chocolate in Animagus form?

  • I've edited this so it reads as more of a general case question rather than something very specific so it will hopefully get better answers. Feel free to roll back my edits if you want to however. – TheLethalCarrot Dec 6 '18 at 14:43
  • Or vice versa - if one's Animagus form is a pig (who can eat trash literally) does that mean the person can also eat trash without consequences? – Shana Tar Dec 6 '18 at 19:07
  • Hmmmm.... Tape worms are tape worms, so, yes?🤔 – Major Stackings Dec 6 '18 at 22:48

This is almost certainly never addressed in canon.

Personally I would lean towards no but the only answer would be maybe

Is a human magically transformed into a dog really a dog for the sake of chocolate being poisonous to them, what happens to stomach contents when someone transforms. Without knowing precisely how the magic works I do not think anyone could say for certain.

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    In most fiction it is usual that a human transformed into an animal also eats like this animal. Often for comedy effect transformed back to human form while doing so, ending up as a human with a rat into his mouth or something like that. So I would think that the trope tends more to yes. In animal form the eating habits of the animal take over. What happended to stomach content is another question. Also don't forget that the content of the much larger human stomach do not fit into the dogs or cats stomach. So some magic must be in effect here also. – Hothie Dec 7 '18 at 8:41

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