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Chocolate tops the list of foods that can cause pet deaths

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

A paper published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science reviews the foods that poison pets most frequently and describes the signs of ingestion for each. Foods that contain chocolate, coffee and caffeine top the list, and other top offenders include foods with the artificial sweetener xylitol and plants from the family that includes onions, chives, garlic and leeks. "The poisoning episodes are generally due to lack of public knowledge of the serious health threat to dogs and cats that can be posed by these products," the authors wrote. LiveScience.com (05/24)


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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 25, 2016

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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

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Animal Health SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

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