Here is our list of toxic foods for dogs that can badly harm your dog.
Now we know how difficult it is to deny those pitiful eyes staring at you while you enjoy your favorite food!
But you also don’t want your dog to choke, vomit or sleep in a corner due to food poisoning and hence here is our list of 10 toxic foods for dogs!
Since we cannot cover everything here we have made an article where we discuss the 52 Human Foods You Can Serve to your dog without worrying, check it out later from the link in the description.
Suggested – 52+ Human Foods Dogs Can Eat Too!
1. Grapes and Raisins
You should never feed grapes and raisins to your dog!
They can cause kidney failure. Frequent vomiting can occur and your dog can get depressed in a day.
Chocolate contains dangerous theobromine, which is present in all types of chocolates and is second on the list of toxic foods for dogs.
Vomiting and diarrhea occur due to chocolates. As severity rises, tremors, heart problems, seizures, and even death can occur.
Chocolate must generally be avoided but if you want to serve a small portion, you can find that out using Dog Chocolate Calculator, I will leave a link down in the description.
3. Raw Eggs
While it is a common misconception that if dogs can eat cooked eggs they might also like raw eggs.
Uncooked eggs are not advisable at all!
Salmonella bacteria present in them can cause food poisoning to your dog.
The awareness regarding Xylitol being unsuitable for dogs is widespread but by any chance, you already don’t know about it, avoid it! It should be on the top of the list of toxic foods for dogs but the increasing awareness regarding it being poisonous for dogs has brought it to he 4th spot.
Xylitol is a sweetener added in certain items like toothpaste, candy, gum, etc. and can result in liver failure if had by your dog.
Before seizures set in, your dog can indicate signs of lethargy and vomiting.
Always keep an eye out for Contents before serving anything to your pooch!
Alcohol, even in little quantity, can be serious for dogs.
Symptoms can include diarrhea, vomiting, breathing difficulties, coma, and even death.
Smaller dogs, especially, are at a higher risk of getting affected.
6. Caffeine-based Products
Coffee, tea, and other caffeine products can be lethal.
Also present in products like pain killers and cold medicines, contact the vet as soon as you think your dog might have consumed caffeine.
7. Onions and Garlic
Avoid garlic and onion – dehydrated, cooked, raw, or powdered, from being consumed by your dog.
Anemia, a disease that kills red blood cells can occur along with poisoning if a large amount is eaten at once.
Visible signs are breathing difficulty, vomiting, and weakness.
8. Milk and Other Dairy Products
In the hot season, cold water would be better than ice-cream.
Dairy products including milk can cause digestive problems as well as diarrhea. Not only this, but itching can also occur due to the food allergy to dairy products.
9. Raw Meat and Fish
Consisting of bacteria that can cause food poisoning, raw meat or fish needs to be avoided.
“Fish disease” – caused by fishes like trout and salmon can be treatable but does need medical attention.
Signs include fever and vomiting.
10. Yeast Dough
If your dog consumes yeast dough, the dough will start swelling, causing your dog’s stomach to expand. As a result, he will suffer abdominal pain.
The ingested dough can release alcohol, which is highly poisonous for dogs.
These are among a few foods to be careful about when feeding your dog.
Don’t forget to checkout the 52 Human Foods You Can Serve To Your Dog that he would love at the time of eating and digesting it as well!
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