Foods That You Should Not Feed Your Dog
There are various foods that are relatively safe for us humans to eat, but can cause mild to serious problems for your dog’s health. In this article we will look at foods that should not be given to your dog.
Alcohol – dogs kidneys do not do a good job of breaking down alcohol in their system. Alcohol toxicity can easily cause harm to your dog’s health even if small amounts of alcohol were consumed. Alcohol can also cause heart failure in your dog, if they have consumed too much, so if for any reason your dog has consumed alcohol, monitor your dogs condition and if in doubt, take your dog to the vet!
Avocados – contains a toxin called persin, which has been shown to be harmful to some species. It would be best to avoid feeding this your dog.
Chocolate – in small doses, chocolate will your dog an upset stomach. In larger doses, theobromine, found in chocolate can cause muscle tremors, seizures, an irregular heartbeat, internal bleeding or a heart attack in your dog.
Coffee and Caffeine
Fruit with pits/seeds
Grapes and Raisins
Onions and Garlic
Xylitol (artificial sweetener)