Dangerous Foods and Household Products To Your Dog

CERTAIN FOODS AND HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS

It’s only natural for dogs to be curious. But their curiosity can get them into trouble when they get into areas where you store household items such as medicine and detergents. Many common household items that you use everyday can be harmful and sometimes even lethal to your pet.

Foods That Are Harmful To Your Puppy/Dog

May cause vomiting, abdominal pain and/or diarrhea

Wild Cherry
Almond
Apricot
Balsam Pear
Japanese Plum
May cause varied reactions
Yeast dough
Coffee grounds
Macadamia nuts
Tomato and potato leaves and stems
Avocados
Onions and onion powder
Grapes
Raisins
Chocolate
Peach and pear kernels
Mushrooms (if also toxic to humans)
Rhubarb
Spinach
Alcohol


Common Household Items That Are Harmful To Your Pet

AcetaminophenAntifreeze and other car fluids
Bleach and cleaning fluids
Boric acid
Deodorants
Deodorizers
Detergents
De-icing salts
Disinfectants
Drain cleaners
Furniture polish
Gasoline
Hair colorings
Weed killers
Insecticides
Kerosene
Matches
Mothballs
Nail polish and remover
Paint
Prescription and non-prescription medication
Rat poison
Rubbing alcohol
Shoe polish
Sleeping pills
Snail or slug bait
Turpentine
Windshield washer fluid

Symptoms of possible poisoning are: Vomiting, diarrhea, difficult breathing, abnormal urine, (color, aroma or odor, frequency etc), salivation, weakness. If your pet should ingest harmful chemicals, contact your vet immediately or a poison control center immediately.

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