- Increased urination and dehydration,
- Increased heart rate, and
- Digestive issues.
If there is one question we get on this dog blog, it has to do with dogs eating different things. Dogs, especially puppies, will eat pretty much anything they come across regardless of whether it is good or bad for them. Hey, they are just like humans! While I can pig out on chocolate with little more than an upset stomach as a consequence, purebred puppies are different. Chocolate is toxic to dogs. What should you do if your puppy ate chocolate? Let's take a look. Why Chocolate is Dangerous Theobromine, an alkaloid in chocolate, is the substance of concern. It is comparable to caffeine and affects the nervous system of dogs as well as the cardiovascular system. When your cute little Cairn Terrier puppy eats chocolate, their blood pressure increases and they start to feel ill. As the full effect comes on, they can suffer from: