Dogs + Chocolate = Death

Jake E. Lou

I didn’t lose my dog Jake last night, but I could have. I left a bar of chocolate on the coffee table and went into the other room to conduct a podcast interview. Before walking out I thought: don’t forget to pick up the chocolate bar.

When I came back an hour later the wrapper was on the floor, along with pieces of foil, and the chocolate was nowhere to be seen. Although I’ve been a dog mom for ten years, I didn’t know…