Help, My Dog Ate Chocolate!

A dog begging for chocolate.

Most dog lovers have some inkling that they are not supposed to feed their pet chocolate. Many have had the experience of sharing a small amount, though, without ill effects. At Beverly HIlls Veterinary Associates, our clients often ask how serious chocolate toxicity really is. So what does chocolate do to dogs actually, and if your dog ate chocolate, how worried do you need to be? Keep reading to find out.