9 Holiday Pet Hazards
Chocolate, which stimulates the nervous system and the heart, should be kept far away from four-legged friends. Although all
chocolate should be avoided, dark chocolate poses a greater risk than sweeter varieties, such as milk chocolate.
Dangerous for: Mainly dogs. Cats don’t have the same “sweet tooth” and aren’t as likely to eat dangerous quantities.
Possible symptoms: Consumption of chocolate can cause agitation, vomiting, diarrhea, high heart rate, tremors, seizures, and even death.
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