What to do if your dog eats chocolate

What to do if your dog eats chocolate

It’s not exactly something you’d try out to see, but if your dog has snaffled some of your chocolates, you need to know how quickly and strongly you should respond.No matter how cute they are, it’s better to keep them away (Picture: Getty)How to know if your dog has been poisoned by chocolate?

Puppy dumped with chair, TV nearly starved waiting for owner

Puppy dumped with chair, TV nearly starved waiting for owner

Yesterday animal control officer Sharon Norton of Brookhaven, a small city in Mississippi located about 60 miles south of Jackson, responded to a tip about a dog abandoned on the side of a remote road with a recliner chair and tossed TV.

Marmite the dog was saved by vets after swallowing two whole kebabs

Marmite the dog was saved by vets after swallowing two whole kebabs

Marmite is doing okay now (Picture: SWNS)A dog was saved by vets after he swallowed two chicken kebabs with the wooden skewers still intact. Marmite underwent an emergency three-hour operation to remove the skewers – with chicken and peppers still attached – at the Avonvale Veterinary Centre in Warwick.

Why dogs eat grass

Why dogs eat grass

Roughage need: Experts believe that the grass eating habit can also be related to the fact that canines need a little roughage in their daily diet. Dr Shivaprakash mentions that there is nothing to worry about if your pet is munching a little grass every now and then.

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

"Using kibble as a treat throughout the day works in its place." THE BEST WET CAT FOOD American Journey Grain-Free Canned Cat Food, $23, Chewy American Journey Grain-Free Cat Food $23.00 An exception to the "minimal, grain-free food" rule: Cats require lots of protein, so giving them a weekly serving of canned, protein-rich foods only means good things for their skin and overall health, Gayer said.

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

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.

The hairball issue

The hairball issue

What leads to hairballs in cats? It is not uncommon for a cat to regurgitate a hairball once every week or two.

What not to feed your pet

What not to feed your pet

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.

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Police are on the hunt for a man who killed a months-old puppy by hurling it over the fence of an animal rescue centre.

Chocolate is poison for your dogs

Chocolate is poison for your dogs

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.

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Pet Happier And Healthier

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Pet Happier And Healthier

"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."