pet's safety is very important to you and your pet. Below are ways
to take care of your puppies and dogs and some FAQ's (frequently asked
Dogs Eat White Chocolate?
Q: I know that regular chocolate is toxic for dogs, but what about white
chocolate ? I recently got some dog biscuits dipped in white chocolate.
The makers say it's safe to feed my dog. Is it?
A: That's a good question, and the answer is yes. Regular dark chocolate
is made from cacao beans, which contains high levels of theobromine- a
caffeine-like substance that can cause chocolate toxicosis. White chocolate,
on the other hand, is made from cocoa butter and is safe for dogs. The
amount of theobromine in powdered cocoa varies, but it can be quite high.
Generally, the darker the chocolate the higher the theobromine content.
By the way, according to Hershey's Products the amount of caffeine in different
chocolate products is also extremely variable. For example, Swiss Mocha
hot chocolate and unsweetened baking chocolate have caffiene and can hurt