Chocolate Poisoning: Why Is Chocolate Bad For Dogs And Cats?

Chocolate undoubtedly is one of the most popular food types today and several researchers have shown that chocolate can be beneficial to our health. For example, eating chocolate, especially dark chocolate, can help restore arteries’ flexibility and prevent white blood cells from sticking to the walls of blood vessels. This flexibility to arteries can be good for people with cardiovascular disease such as atherosclerosis. Beside the said benefit, chocolate is a favorite treat for many. So how could something that is so good and tastes so delicious to humans can be so bad for dogs (and cats)?

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Author: foguth

Though Jeanne began her career technical writing, her love of romantic-suspense, whether it be present, future or in an unknown galaxy inspired her to write the novels she wanted to find in bookstores. Since marrying, Jeanne and her husband have lived from the arctic to the tropics, as well as from yacht to off-grid mountain home. She loves using vivid colors and flowing shapes in her oil paintings as well as creating edible landscapes. At present, she is finishing writing the Chatterre Trilogy and working on a new episode for The Sea Purrtector Files. You can always find out what she is working on and/or contact her at:

2 thoughts on “Chocolate Poisoning: Why Is Chocolate Bad For Dogs And Cats?”

    1. Same here, which is why I thought the blog was something to pass along. I assume that if I think something is interesting and/or explains why, others will like it, too.


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