I knew about chocolate but the other 8…are quite shocking.
Avocados are a human healthy food full of protein and healthy omega acids. However, they also contain persin, which can lead to heart congestion, diarrhea, and vomiting in dogs.
Although avocados are a natural food, they are not safe for your dogs. Instead, look for pet foods infused with fatty acids.
All chocolate contains both theobromine and theophylline, which are toxic to dogs. Although the taste of chocolate is appealing to dogs, chocolate can be deadly. The noticeable symptoms include panting, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Seek veterinary care if these symptoms are present. In addition, chocolate can cause long-term damage to their nervous system and heart. It may be a sweet treat for us, but it’s incredibly fatal and dangerous for your dog.
Dairy is essential in the human diet; however, many humans are lactose intolerant. While only some humans are lactose intolerant, all dogs are. This is because dogs do not have the enzyme required to digest dairy properly.
4. Bread dough
If your dog ate uncooked bread dough, it would continue to rise inside of him/her, causing sever discomfort and abdominal problems. Additionally, the fermented yeast can lead to alcohol poisoning.
Even though your pup might lay on your feet all adorable like when you’re preparing a meal with bread dough, you need to advise to never feed it to your dog.
Salmon Poisoning Disease (SPD) has been reported on the west coast as dogs have become ill after injecting infected trout and salmon. Symptoms of salmon poisoning include fever, diarrhea, vomiting and lack of appetite.
6. Grapes or Raisins
Grapes and raisins can lead to renal failure, vomiting, diarrhea, and other digestive issues in dogs. These symptoms may not occur until 24 hours after ingestion. Not only that, but due to their small size and unique texture, the hold that the potential for a choking hazard.
7. Macadamia Nuts
You might be surprised to learn that even a handful of macadamia nuts can make a dog very ill. symptoms include weakness, vomiting, muscle tremors and rapid heart rate. When combined with chocolate, ingestion can be fatal.
Many mushrooms are safe for humans to eat, while many more are poisonous and have harmful or fatal side effects. The same is true for dogs and mushrooms. While some varieties of mushrooms are safe for dogs to eat, not all human-friendly mushrooms are safe for dogs.
To keep things simple, exclude mushrooms from your dog’s diet altogether. Especially the ones found in the yard.
9. Onion and Garlic
Onions and garlic are member of the underground bulb vegetable family that are a healthy addition to the human diet, but prove to be poisonous for dogs.
Both contain compounds harmful to dogs’ red blood cells and can lead to vomiting, diarrhea, anemia, weakness, and panting. Exposure to concentrated forms such as garlic powder puts dogs at risk for toxicosis.
Affected dogs are often weak with dark red or orange tinted urine.