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Medicine River Animal Hospital

Medicine River Animal Hospital 15235 Gulf Blvd Madeira Beach FL 33708

Phone: 727.299.9029 Fax: 727.561.7383 Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sat: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Why is Chocolate Toxic (Poisonous) to Pets | Dogs and Cats?

Chocolate toxicity or poisoning is a fairly common occurrence, especially in dogs during the holidays. Cats can also suffer from chocolate poisoning but they are less likely to eat chocolate than a dog will.

The type of chocolate consumed is also important if a pet will suffer from an overdose of chocolate and become toxic or poisoned. 

This video explains why dogs and cats are vulnerable to chocolate toxicity and gives some guidelines. 

To read the complete article click here -> http://petpav.com/why-is-chocolate-toxic-for-dogs/

Disclaimer: Please note that this content has been made available for informational and educational purposes only. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not delay treatment based on this content, and when in doubt, seek veterinary professional advice!

 

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