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What type of sweets dogs should avoid the most?
Chocolate contains theobromine, which is toxic to dogs. Small gods can succumb to theobromine poisoning from as little as 50 grams (1.8 Oz) of milk chocolate and 400 grams (14 Oz) for an average-sized dog. The dark chocolate is far more toxic to dogs, as the concentration of theobromine in dark chocolates is up to 10 times that of milk chocolate.
What do the letters M in M&M's stand for?
Mars & Murrie. The letters M stand for M&M's creators: Forrest Mars, Sr. (the son of Chicago candy maker and Snickers bar creator Franklin Clarence Mars) and Bruce Murrie (the son of William Murrie, president of the Hershey Company). The idea for the candy was copied by Mars from British soldiers during the Spanish Civil War.
Where do the wild cocoa forests grow?
Nowhere. Currently, cocoa trees are not found in the wild.
Which European country is famed for chocolate and pralines?
Belgium's association with chocolate goes back as far as 1635 when the country was under Spanish occupation. During the early 20th century, the country was able to import cocoa from its colony, the Belgian Congo. Many aspects of chocolate composition are regulated by law. In particular, vegetable-base fats are not used.
What is the name of the highest mountain of the Dolomites?
Marmolada. The Dolomites are a part of Southern Limestone Alps located in northeastern Italy. Marmolada (3342 m) is located about 100 kilometres north-northwest of Venice, from which it can be seen on a clear day.
What is the substance contained in chocolate, which makes it so unhealthy for dogs?
Theobromine. Animals that metabolize theobromine (found in chocolate) more slowly, such as dogs can succumb to theobromine poisoning from as little as 50 grams (1.8 oz)