5 Foods Your Dog Can’t Eat, And 5 Substitutions They Will Absolutely Love
Dogs CANNOT eat Chocolate
We all know chocolate is poisonous for our pets but do you really know why? What makes chocolate bad for our four-legged friends is theobromine. A toxic agent found in all kind of chocolate, even white, the most dangerous amounts of it can be found in dark chocolate, chocolate mulch, and unsweetened baking chocolate. Eating chocolate can cause vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst, and even more serious symptoms in dogs. So it’s important to keep Fido away from the box of chocolates.
Dogs CAN eat carob
But if there is a will, there is definitely a way. Chocolate isn’t a total loss for dogs. Carob is a chocolate substitute that many dog lover’s have given and found to be loved by their pooch pals. Carob does not contain caffeine or theobromine that makes chocolate deadly for dogs. Instead it has many health benefits such as vitamins, minerals, fiber and pectin.