Why Is Chocolate So Bad For Dogs?

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Its every dog owner’s nightmare: entering the room to find a floor covered in candy wrappers and a overheated, panting dog with an explosive stomach.

But, while its fairly common knowledge that dogs and chocolate dont mix, you probably dont know much about the reasonbehind it. The American Chemical Societys YouTube channel Reactions has recently released a video all about the science of dogs and their biological discord withchocolate.

The problem is all downto a molecule called theobromine. Check out the video, below, to learn all about this canine-kryptonite.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/chemistry/why-chocolate-so-bad-dogs