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Effects of tobacco on dogs.

Species: Dog
Breed: pittbull
Age: 1-2 years
wat happens wen u feed ur dog a piece of levi garrett tabacco wit his food




Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

Tobacco contains nicotine which is toxic to dogs. Nicotine can have all sorts of negative effects on dogs including stomach irritation, excitation, rapid breathing,vomiting, diarrhea, muscle weakness, twitching, collapse, cardiac arrest and death.

It's definitely not recommended to feed tobacco to dogs!

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