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Why Can't Dogs Eat Chocolate?


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Itโ€™s hard to say 'no' to puppy eyes, so hereโ€™s some information you can share with your pets next time you unwrap that chocolate bar

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Sources:

https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/intox.2009.2.issue-3/v10102-009-0012-4/v10102-009-0012-4.pdf
http://www.petmd.com/dog/chocolate-toxicity
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dark chocolate is also worse for dogs then milk chocolate

also the size of the dog matters i swear my sisters boxer has a stomach that can handle anything

that dog was 80 pounds when she got into my chocolate and she was fine because she was that big and i even checked with the how much chocolate will make a dog sick measurement thing online it couldnt have phased her with how much she ate

what should have gotten to her stomach was the entire cactus she ate when she was in texas with my sister thats right she ate an entire good sized cactus when my sister was in one of the desert areas and before she knew it a cactus was gone because her boxer ate it

it did nothing to that dog she just was like what there was never anything here

thx for this awesomely ha bisky vid and there are a lot worse things for dogs then chocolate cacti are supposed to be one of them

1 day ago

Challenge Accepted!

2 days ago

There's no bromine in theobromine. God damn it science

5 days ago

Challenge accepted
RIP
Good Samaritan
1995-2017

5 days ago

Not to nitpick but shouldn't you thank your Patreon sponsors for keeping the "questions" coming not the answers?

5 days ago

Well... I can tell you that it goes in the same way it comes out. Doesn't smell the same though... Not really interested in testing out the taste ether.

6 days ago

I feed my dog chocolate all the time and she's perfectly fine.

1 week ago

CHALLENGE ACCEP"&%$"

1 week ago

challenge accepted
(not really)

1 week ago

it can not lead to "heart attack". You meant to say "cardiac arrest". Maybe I'm nit picking but there is a huge difference and this is supposed to be a science show.

1 week ago

I wanna say something







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Challenge accepted!

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Challenge accepted

1 week ago

Never mind i take that back

1 week ago

why cant I put chocolate on my dog and eat it?

1 week ago

My dog nixon once ate a whole pack of halloween chocolate

1 week ago

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

1 week ago

I think it affects babies too, my neighbor's 1 year old baby had a seizure after eating a pack of chocolate chip cookies.

1 week ago

"A tenth of a kilogram"....... you mean 100 grams?? I found it jarring hearing a fraction but I guess it was kept in for continuity/consistency (?)

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Challenge Accepted

1 week ago

C H A L L E N G E A C C E P T E D

2 weeks ago

Challenge Accepted

2 weeks ago

My dog has eaten chocolate before.
She hasn't gotten sick.
Anyone know why?

2 weeks ago

Finally an explanation of why dogs can't eat chocolate :D

2 weeks ago

ugh, she is so awful. why is she still a host.

2 weeks ago

''Humans have enjoyed chocolate for thousands of years''...Really ^_'

2 weeks ago

Challenge Accepted

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Challenge accepted!

2 weeks ago

Some day aliens would have a thing called cofled which is chocolade made entirely out of coffee and we wouldnt be able to eat it and they would feel pity for us

2 weeks ago

They be like just drink your deluted cofled

2 weeks ago

Dogs cant eat chocolate but Im sure dogs are suffering by your annoying voice. Shut upppp. Ahhhhh. Im extremely irritated by your voice too.

2 weeks ago

challenge accepted 36 kilograms of milkchoclate who will fund?

2 weeks ago

challenge accepted

2 weeks ago

wtf I fed my dog chocolate and he's fine.

2 weeks ago

Time to kill my worst enemy!

2 weeks ago

My dogs eat chocolate no problem for years

2 weeks ago

#Fido<3

3 weeks ago

Our dog loves chocolate, and weighs maybe 5-7lbs. We have given her damn near half a full sized Hershey bar. And she loves it!! Oh, and we found her behind a Chinese restaurant, where she was about to become part of the "poodles with noodles "

3 weeks ago

Accepted challenge

3 weeks ago

Challenge accepted

3 weeks ago

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED to not write challenge accepted in the comments section


Challange failed

3 weeks ago

Maybe we didn't evolve at all. I expect the salt truck to arrive in a few hours

3 weeks ago

Challenge Accepted

3 weeks ago

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!!!!

3 weeks ago

My dog eat chocolate and gum , no side affects

3 weeks ago

Challenged accepted.

3 weeks ago

When you get older, finishing a whole chocolate bar, you're just left with regret and a stomach ache. You younger kids eat chocolate like it's going out of style. You finish one bar, and you're like, "MOAR," and I just don't understand...

3 weeks ago

my minpin once got into a tin of Hershey's chocolate powder and ended up sprinting around on our couches for about 30 minutes and otherwise didn't have any negative effects, but we were very worried at the time

3 weeks ago

my gf weiner dog got in her room and ate damn near her size in milk chocolate....that fatass dog was perfectly fine i was amazed.

3 weeks ago

Chocolate is overrated

3 weeks ago

Thanks for the info. But this chick's voice makes me want to die

3 weeks ago

Challenge accepted ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž #ThugLife

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