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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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
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A chemical in chocolate called theobromine is the source of the problem.
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Use heat to melt your chocolate bunny to death. An iron, blow dryer or heat lamp works well for this purpose. Bite off the bunny's head. This method works best when the bunny is small
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theobromine The good news is that it takes, on average, a fairly large amount of theobromine 100-150 mg/kg to cause a toxic reaction. Although there are variables to consider like
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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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