After the operation, she was able to piece together what happened: he had eaten the bears belonging to a friend’s dog a few days earlier.Bone of contention: Charlie now on the road to recovery (Image: SWNS)She said: “It was very worrying, particularly as I was away from home.
Chocolates have caffeine and theobromine that can cause anything from vomiting to seizure. Even small quantities of grapes and raisins can make your pet sick with vomiting and exhaustion. Adult dogs and cats cannot digest milk and other dairy products.
If you see symptoms like lethargy, vomiting, bloated stomach or fever, rush your pet to a vet. Make sure to carry a sample of chocolate ingested by your pet for the doctor to check the ingredients.
"Dogs and cats both can do pretty well if you can give them pumpkin and then rice," Royal says. "You can really play sort of rough -- not really rough; you don't want to encourage biting or things like that -- but let them get wild a little bit."