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Theobromine poisoning, also wrongly called chocolate poisoning, is an overdosage reaction to ... The toxic dose for cats is even lower than for dogs. ... produce mild symptoms in a 20-pound (9.1 kg) dog, while a 25% cacao chocolate bar (like ...


Milk Chocolate – Mild signs of toxicity can occur when 0.7 ounces per pound of body weight is ingested; severe toxicity occurs when two ounces per pound of ...


The petMD Chocolate Toxicity Meter will let you know how much theobromine and caffeine your dog has consumed and the symptoms that may follow.


Chocolate is toxic because it contains the alkaloid theobromine. ... In severe cases, muscle tremors, seizures, and heart failure can be seen. In older pets that eat ...


Feb 8, 2016 ... Learn how much chocolate is a toxic amount to dogs, which types of ... and what signs to look for that may signal your dog needs treatment.


Chocolate is toxic as it contains the methylxanthine theobromine. Theobromine is similar to caffeine and is used medicinally as a diuretic, heart stimulant, blood ...


Dogs that consume small quantities of chocolate may show no symptoms. Mild intoxication with chocolate results in symptoms of agitation and excitement.


Sep 16, 2012 ... WARNING: If you think that your dog has eaten chocolate, please call your vet and seek advice immediately. Treatment for chocolate poisoning ...


Chocolate toxicosis may result in potentially life-threatening cardiac ... Chocolate poisoning occurs most commonly in dogs, although many species are ... Treatment: ... of the fruit, seed, stem, or leaves of avocados can cause toxicity in animals.


Feb 2, 2017 ... What should you do if your dog eats chocolate? Chocolate is poisonous for dogs and symptoms can occur within 4-24 hours. Know the signs ...