Why Can’t Dogs Eat Chocolate? (and 15 other foods you should never give your dog)

Chocolate contains caffeine and another stimulant called theobromine. Dogs aren’t able to metabolize theobromine the way humans can, and buildup of it can quickly reach toxic levels, causing your pet to experience anything from an upset stomach to going into cardiac arrest.

Other foods that should never be given to dogs include

  1. Grapes
  2. Raw Salmon
  3. Mushrooms
  4. Avocado
  5. Cat Food
  6. Coffee/Coffee Grounds
  7. Macadamia Nuts
  8. Alcohol
  9. Onions
  10. Ice Cream
  11. Peaches
  12. Plums
  13. Raw Fish
  14. Fat trimmings from steaks
  15. Anything containing Nutmeg

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