Causes and Symptoms of Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Okay let’s face it, chocolate is a highly desired treat for most of us. But, as much as we like it, so do our canine companions. However, while chocolate only puts on a few pounds or pimples in humans, it can be lethal to dogs. So if you are wondering why we can enjoy chocolate without any adverse side affects (besides those noted above), then why is it so bad for our dogs? The answer to this question lies in a specific component in the main ingredient — cocoa — together with chemistry. Check out the video below to learn more about the causes and symptoms of chocolate poisoning in dogs.

 

 

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