Caffeine Poisoning in Dogs
Pets & Animals 

Caffeine Poisoning in Dogs

Caffeine is a crystalline compound found in the plants of tea and coffee.

It is also an added ingredient in many food items and medications to act as a stimulant of the central nervous system.

Many individuals consume caffeine in the form of coffee and tea, as well as in other substances; however, for dogs it is toxic.

Caffeine is a common substance in coffee, tea, coffee grounds, tea bags, diet pills, and soda.

A chemical that is related to caffeine, theobromine, is found in chocolate.

All of these above substances are toxic to dogs.

Stimulants to the cardiovascular system are used in ingested by people for a variety of conditions and recreational purposes.

Caffeine poisoning in dogs is the result of dogs ingesting caffeine, whether it be from coffee or other caffeinated substances, or chocolate.

A stimulant to the central nervous system, a veterinary visit is essential if your pet consumes caffeine.

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