At Easter time, chocolate is a big favorite on the table but a deadly one for our children.
four-legged friends. Most people know to avoid chocolate, but do you know why?
Chocolate contains cocoa which, among other things, contains theobromine, a substance dogs do not like.
can break down. The substance has a stimulating effect on the nervous system, affects breathing,
circulation and urinary organs.
The darker the chocolate, the more theobromine it contains.
Raw cocoa and unsweetened dark chocolate are therefore more dangerous than light chocolate with low cocoa content,
but in the wrong amount, any variety can be fatal.
How much chocolate the dog can eat without major damage is size dependent. A dog that
weighing 10 kg can eat about 14-40 grams of dark chocolate and twice as much light chocolate.
without having to seek medical attention.
How do you know if your dog has ingested chocolate?
The first symptoms appear after about 4-24 hours. The most common is that the dog vomits, gets
diarrhea and stomach pain. The dog may also become restless, breathe quickly and have a rapid heartbeat,
possibly irregular, heart rhythm. In the worst case scenario, the dog can go into a coma, which can
lead to death.
You can do this if you suspect your dog has been poisoned:
– Find out the cocoa content and estimate approximately how much the dog may have eaten.
– Contact a vet as soon as possible, time is of the essence in these cases.
– Vomit-inducing injections can be used to induce vomiting in dogs.
dissolve the chocolate if it happens within 1-2 hours. In this way, you can avoid the dog
develops any symptoms of poisoning.
For everyone’s benefit,
resist the irresistible dog eyes and avoid dangerous temptations on the
tables now during Easter time. Instead, get a dog-friendly Easter egg for your four-legged friend, with the
lots of goodies that can be enjoyed without any veterinary visits.
Below you will find a delicious Easter egg that will bring only positive consequences.
for your dog and your Easter celebrations.
May Big Easter package