Why Does Chocolate Kill Dogs?


Chocolate has the ability to kill a dog when it is taken in large doses. Chocolates contain a chemical substance known as theobromine which is toxic to dogs. Dogs get affected when they take between 100 to 150 milligrams of chocolate per kilogram of their body weight.
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A chemical in chocolate called theobromine is what causes dogs to get sick or die. It
Dogs are killed by eating chocolate because it poisons them and they can't fight off the unknown chemical. If you act fast, they could be saved, but it will eventually kill the dog
Not Medical Advice: Chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine, which is toxic to dogs. It can kill them if ingested. It speeds up their heartrate. Ask us
Theobromine. Chocolate contains theobromine, which acts as a stimulant. In humans, the effect is similar to that of caffeine, but a dog's body does not metabolize theobromine quickly
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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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