A minority of dogs will develop pancreatitis from eating chocolate, particularly if the chocolate contains nuts such as macadamia nuts.
Can lead to renal failure since it believed that dogs cannot metabolize part of the fruit.
This can result in large urine output over which the dog has no control, which in turn causes dehydration and the dog to be more thirsty.
As the kidney failure progresses it can lead to a diminished capacity to urinate.
Some breeds are more sensitive than others such as German Shepherds.
One dose of activated charcoal can help to prevent absorption.
Kidney failure can start after 24 hours along with hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) and phosphates in the blood.