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Is cinnamon harmful to dogs?

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According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, cinnamon is not toxic to dogs. It is also safe for cats and horses.

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There are several types of human foods that are potential threats to dogs. Chocolate is sometimes dangerous. Darker chocolate has a greater concentration of the harmful ingredients caffeine and theobromine. Twenty ounces of milk chocolate leads to serious consequences, as does just 2 ounces of dark baking chocolate. Grapes and raisins are problematic. Although the cause is unknown, commercial, home-grown and organic varieties of grapes and raisins all are likely hazards. In canines, these fruits sometimes cause kidney failure and even death.

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