What Happens to Dogs If They Eat Chocolate?

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Chocolate is toxic to dogs and it can result in death if it is taken in high amounts. Chocolates contain theobromine, which a stimulant that affects the nervous system and the heart muscles. In addition, chocolates have a very high fat content that is not good for dogs.
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Chocolate has theobromine and caffeine can effect the central nervous system (may cause your dog to tilt his head or bob,walk backwards or to the side almost as if he's drunk) and
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1. Induce vomiting. A dog's stomach empties two hours after consuming food. Removing any undigested chocolate from its stomach will reduce the toxic effects. 2. Call your veterinarian
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Chocolates contain a substance known as theobromine, which is toxic to dogs. If dog eats a lot of chocolates, it can lead to poisoning. report this answer. Answered by kgb agent Maria
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Chocolate contains theobromine that is toxic to dogs in sufficient
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It is not safe for dogs to eat chocolate.
Chocolate can contain high amounts of fat and caffeine-like stimulants known as methylxanthines. If ingested in significant amounts, chocolate can potentially produce clinical effects in dogs ranging from... More >>
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When a dog eats chocolate, it might start vomiting and have diarrhoea because chocolate contains caffeine, theobromine, or theophylline. It may also be toxic to the dog's heart and nervous systems. Dogs should also avoid coffee, tea and other foods that contain caffeine.
Symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea, restlessness, muscle twitching and hyperactivity. If you know your dog had chocolate and any of the signs develop, call a veterinarian right away.
Symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea, restlessness, muscle twitching and hyperactivity. If you know your dog had chocolate and any of the signs develop, call a veterinarian right away.
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