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is chocolate bad for dogs

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is chocolate bad for dogs
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 3 years ago.
Welcome! My name is Dr. Andy. I am a 2003 graduate, and currently a Medical Director of a veterinary hospital.

Yes, chocolate can be very bad for dogs. Especially, when it is dark chocolate or baker's chocolate.

Chocolate Toxicity

Chocolate toxicity 2

Toxicity Calculator

The last link above is a very nice interactive site to help you understand the toxic effects of different types of chocolate depending on a pet's body weight.

I hope that information has been helpful.
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