Why Does Chocolate Kill Dogs?

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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
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What ever ingredients is in the chocolates poisions the dog. But you can get doggy chocolate that is OK for them.
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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
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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. This prolongs
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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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