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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Can Spell Trouble for Dogs

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Can Spell Trouble for Dogs

National Chocolate Day...er...um...Valentine’s Day is upon us once again, and with it comes the usual gifts of chocolate in all its yummy forms.  But like some other foods we’ve already talked about, chocolate is not a good treat for your pet. Chocolate contains a chemical compound known as theobromine. While humans metabolize theobromine quite easily, dogs don’t handle it as well. They metabolize theobromine quite slowly, so slowly in fact that toxic levels can build up in their bodies. While chocolate is indeed hazardous, how dangerous it is to your particular dog depends on a couple of things: the amount…
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