Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Dangerous Foods For Puppies and Dogs

Some foods that humans enjoy can cause serious illness even death to your beloved pet.



  • CHOCOLATE and Coca should never be given to puppies or dogs. Chocolate contains theobromide which is deadly on the kidneys, hearts, lungs and nervous system. You should take your puppy to the vet if he/she has eaten some. Avoid all chocolate products. If your puppy has theobromide poisoning from the chocolate signs are  tremors, diarrhoea, seizures, coma, abnormal heart rate, vomiting.
  • GRAPES are toxic to your dog also. Call your vet if your dog eats them. Grapes will cause vomiting, diarrhoea, weakness, belly pain, low urine production, loss of appetite.
  • CAFFEINE will cause heart lung kidney and central nervous system problems for your pet.
  • RAISINS  similar to grapes very toxic. Call your vet. Vomiting, diarrhoea, weakness, Belly pain low urine, loss of appetite.
  • ONIONS lead to kidney damage. Symptoms can show days after ingestion. Signs diarrhoea, discoloured urine, vomiting, loss of appetite.
  • GARLIC lead to kidney damage. Symptoms can show days after ingestion. Signs diarrhoea, discoloured urine, vomiting, loss of appetite.
  • MACADAMIA NUTS will cause your pet to swell, vomiting, depression, weakness, these symptoms will show a few hours after ingestion.
  • AVOCADO  vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • FRUIT PITS fruit pits contain cyanide. Cyanide poisoning can kill. Signs coma, vomiting, heavy breathing, rash.
  • POTATOES make puppies vomit, puppies can get very dehydrated from vomiting.
  • CHEWING GUM gum that contains xylitol which is an artificial sweetener will cause liver failure. Pup will suffer seizures.
  • ALCOHOL will cause failure of the respiration and nervous system of your pet
  • HOPS cause heavy breathing, increased heat beat, high temperature seizures and death
  • MUSHROOMS can lead to  toxic shock and death, multiple organ failure.
  • YEAST DOUGH can rupture the pups stomach 
  • TOBACCO damages the digestive and nervous system, could lead to death.
  • COOKED BONES not easy to digest, can cause obstruction in the dogs digestive system.

1 comment:

  1. I thought that their no bad foods for our dogs, but the Vets Sherbourne alert me for the household items that are dangerous to our pets. I browse to the internet to look for the list of dangerous foods for our dogs and puppies, I saw your blog has the list of some foods that humans enjoy can cause serious illness even death to your beloved pet. Get more information please visit this link: http://wellpets.co.uk/

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