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Facts and Tips About Foods That are Toxic for Dogs

You might want to share something delicious to your pup because you don’t want him to keep begging for it. One important factor when caring for your pet is knowing the foods that are healthy and unhealthy for your dog. One simple mistake can lead to suffering and even death of your furry friend. The top twelve human foods that your dog should avoid eating are chocolate, milk, cheese, onion, macadamia nuts, garlic, grapes, avocados, apple cores, yeast dough, caffeine, and bacon.

Chocolate must be strictly avoided by dogs because its content including caffeine and theobromine belong to the methylxanthines category which is harmful to your dogs, and the darker the chocolate is, the higher is its toxicity level as compared to white chocolate. Chocolate causes vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, muscle tremors, severe agitation, elevated body temperature, irregular heart rhythm, seizures, and death. High-fat foods such as ham, bacon, or meat trimmings may cause pancreatitis in dogs, as well as foods high in salt content, can cause stomach upset and bloating. High-salt content in your dog’s diet may cause signs and symptoms of sodium ion poisoning including frequent urination, excessive thirst, vomiting, diarrhea, seizures, and high body temperature. Garlic and onions are pungent ingredients that can destroy your dog’s red blood cells that may lead to anemia. Milk has milk sugar that dogs have lacking enzymes to break down milk leading lactose intolerance, diarrhea, vomiting, and gastrointestinal problems. It is crucial to cooking eggs and meat properly in order to kill bacteria, salmonella, and hidden parasites.

Sweet foods like candy, butter, gum, and baked foods contain xylitol, causing insulin surge through the body of your dog, leading to a drop in the blood glucose level and liver failure. Grapes and raisins can cause devastating and rapid kidney failure causing vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. Avocados contain persin in their seeds, leaves, fruit, and bark which is toxic for dogs so keep your guacamole to your own fiesta and prepare another meal for your furry friend. It is not good to give apples, peaches, plums, peaches, and apricots to your dogs as it cause dizziness, difficulty of breathing, hyperventilation, collapsing, seizures, shock, and coma.

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