The Dangers of Chocolate for Dogs

Veterinaire Pet Care of Jersey City, NJ Shares Info on the Effects of Dogs Eating Chocolate

Just like humans, dogs enjoy eating sweets, but pet owners in Jersey City have long been advised that chocolate is poisonous to dogs. It’s true that chocolate can pose dangers for canines and is sometimes deadly. Veterinarians explain that the chemical ingredients in chocolate affect dogs in different ways, depending on the size and health of the dog and the type and amount of chocolate it eats.

Veterinaire Pet Care of Jersey City offers this article from Scientific American with facts about what happens when dogs eat chocolate and the health risks involved: The Dangers of Chocolate for Dogs

Sweets at any time of year can pose a danger for pets. The staff at Veterinaire Pet Care of Jersey City, NJ is dedicated to keeping your pet safe and healthy and they are happy to offer veterinary care advice about what your dog should or should not eat. Call us at 201-565-2301 or contact us online to learn more.