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12 Foods Your Dog Should Avoid

12 Foods Your Dog Should Avoid

Foods To Avoid:

Reasons To Avoid:

Chocolate

Chocolate

Contain caffeine, theobromine, or theophylline, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea and be toxic to the heart and nervous systems.

Avocado

Avocado

The leaves, seeds, fruit, and bark contain persin, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea.

Alcohol

Alcoholic Beverages

Are likely to cause intoxication, coma or death.

Grapes

Grapes, Raisins and Currants

Contain an unknown toxin, which can damage the kidneys. There have been no problems associated with grape seed extract.

Nuts

Macadamia Nuts

Contain an unknown toxin, which can affect the digestive and nervous systems and muscle.

Milk

Milk and Dairy Products

Some adult dogs and cats may develop diarrhea if given large amounts of dairy products.

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Can contain toxins, which may affect multiple systems in the body, cause shock, and result in death.

Onions

Onions and Garlic

Contain sulfoxides and disulfides, which can damage red blood cells and cause anemia. Cats are more susceptible than dogs. Garlic is less toxic than onions.

Persimmons

Persimmons

Seeds can cause intestinal obstruction and enteritis.

Ruhbarb

Rhubarb Leaves

Contain oxalates, which can affect the digestive, nervous, and urinary systems.

Yeast

Yeast Dough

Can expand and produce gas in the digestive system, causing pain and possible rupture of the stomach or intestines.

Chewing Gum

Sugar Free Gum and Candies

When ingested by dogs, xylitol may cause vomiting, loss of coordination, seizures, and in severe cases, liver failure.

 

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*Source information taken from PetEducation.com

 

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