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Chocolate is prepared from the fruit of the Theobroma cacao, a tropical tree whose name means "food of the gods" in Greek. Cacao fruit from which chocolate is made, contain, depending on the treatment procedure: minerals, phorphorus, Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe, Cu, Na, K, and theobromine, an alkaloid from...

Author(s)
Moreau, J. M. C.; Solcan, G.
Publisher
Multimedia Business Corporation, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Romanian Journal of Veterinary Medicine & Pharmacology, 2021, 6, 26, pp 326-330
Abstract

In the veterinary clinic of small species, chocolate poisoning now turns out to be a toxicological emergency. The objective of this work is to provide information about the pathology caused by ingestion of theobromine. The chocolate comes from the plant Theobroma cacao; cacao contains caffeine and...

Author(s)
Soto-Ramírez, L.; Garduño-Ríos, M.; Millán-Carbajal, K.; Moreno-López, A.; Valladares-Carranza, B.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2018, 19, 3, pp 031828
Abstract

Objectives: To describe the clinical features and outcome of dogs after chocolate ingestion. Material and Methods: Retrospective evaluation of clinical signs, clinical pathological findings, therapy and outcome of 156 dogs after chocolate ingestion. The concentration of methylxanthines (...

Author(s)
Weingart, C.; Hartmann, A.; Kohn, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2021, 62, 11, pp 979-983
Abstract

Chocolate ingestion is very common in dogs but has also been reported in other animals. Chocolate is produced from the beans of Theobroma cacao that are processed into cocoa solids and cocoa butter. In Europe, the type of chocolate is defined in law by the percentage of cocoa solids. The main toxic ...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2015, 20, 10, pp 579-582
Abstract

Majority of dog owners do not know about the risks of chocolate feeding. Besides the obesity induced by the sugar and fat ingredients, the toxicity of cocoa is prominent. The theobromine poisoning of the dogs is often diagnosed recently. Under natural circumstances, the theophylline and theobromine ...

Author(s)
Kunsági, Z.
Publisher
BetűVet, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
KisállatPraxis, 2004, 5, 6, pp 256-257
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This article discussed the kitchen dangers poisonous to dogs and cats, including mechanism of action (if known), clinical signs, and overall treatment.

Author(s)
Lee, J. A.
Publisher
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA), Milton, Canada
Citation
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 30 January-1 February 2020, 2020, pp 220-225
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Author(s)
Noble, P. J. M.; Newman, J.; Wyatt, A. M.; Radford, A. D.; Jones, P. H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2017, 181, 25, pp 684
Abstract

Cardiac and cardiovascular function can be affected by numerous substances, including overdose of drugs for cardiac and cardiovascular conditions, drugs used in the management of other diseases, over-the-counter medicines and supplements, foods and natural toxins such as plants. A common cause of...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2020, 11, 7, pp 310-319
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate data concerning suspected companion animal exposures to possibly hazardous substances reported during telephone calls to the US Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) for characterization of dog and cat exposures to potentially toxic substances in the United States. SAMPLE:...

Author(s)
Swirski, A. L.; Pearl, D. L.; Berke, O.; O'Sullivan, T. L.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2020, 257, 5, pp 517-530
Abstract

Every day, companion animals are exposed to numerous household products including food for humans. These products are safe for people but can be dangerous and severely toxic to pets. Among the most dangerous dog poisons are: chocolate, onions, garlic, xylitol, grapes and dried raisins. Since 1998,...

Author(s)
Sapierzyński, R.; Wojtczak, M.; Filich, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2018, 93, 6, pp 411-413

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