Toxic Foods To Avoid Feeding Dogs

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Toxic foods like alcohol, fat trimmings and bones, raw meat and fish, etc. are often taken by our dogs during parties and celebrations. It is advisable for pet owners to keep an eye on their dogs during such days to avoid any sorts of food poisoning.

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TOXIC FOODS TO AVOID:

TOXIC FOODS TO AVOID F EE D I N G DOGS PUPPY PAWS SALON AND SPA

I N T R O D U C T I O N:

I N T R O D U C T I O N Celebration and parties with your dog can sometimes lead to accidental poisoning. Dogs are exposed to high calorie junk foods like juicy baby back ribs, heavenly-smelling burgers, buttery fish and other drool-worthy goodies which may lead to poisoning. It is advisable to keep the following foods away from your dog's reach to avoid regular visit to the veterinary.

A L C O H O L:

A L C O H O L Alcohol affects pets very fast as it is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream which causes drop in blood sugar, blood pressure and body temperature. Beer, liquor, wine and foods containing alcohol is strictly prohibited as they can cause seizures, respiratory failure, vomiting, depression, coma and even death.

F A T T R I M M I N G S A N D B O N E S:

F A T T R I M M I N G S A N D B O N E S Table scraps often contain meat fat and bones leftover by human. These foods are not recommended for your dogs as it may cause pancreatitis. Dogs can even choke on a bone. Be sure to have a sealed trash bag available to throw away the leftovers so that your dogs cannot access them easily.

ONIONS AND GARLIC:

Any forms of onions and garlic are dangerous for your dog as they causes anemia by hampering dog's red blood cells. Various symptoms like weakness, dullness and breathlessness occurs. Garlic is more poisonous for dogs compared to onions causing oxidative damages to red blood cells and stomach upset like abdominal pain, diarrhea. ONIONS AND GARLIC

RAW MEAT AND FISH:

RAW MEAT AND FISH Raw meat and fish for your dogs are sources of food poisoning as they can contain bacteria. It is advisable to keep raw foods out of your dog's reach to prevent them from diseases. Fishes like salmon, trout, shad, or sturgeon contains a parasite which may lead to fatal diseases. Proper cooking of foods help to kill any germs and protect your dog.

COFFEE, TEA, AND OTHER CAFFEINE:

COFFEE, TEA, AND OTHER CAFFEINE Caffeine in large quantities can be fatal for dogs and there is no available antidote for that. Rapid breathing, heart palpitation, muscle tremors and fits are some of the symptoms which occur. Dogs should stay away from colas, chocolate, cocoa and some kinds of medicines and painkillers.

GRAPES AND RAISINS:

GRAPES AND RAISINS Grapes and raisins are often used as treats for dogs. However it is not a good idea always as they may cause kidney failure. Dogs can become ill from a small amount. Repeated vomiting is an early sign followed by becoming more lethargic and depressed.

MILK AND OTHER DAIRY PRODUCTS:

MILK AND OTHER DAIRY PRODUCTS Sharing your ice cream cone with your dog on a hot day may seem to be a cool idea but you should better not do so. Diarrhea and stomach upset are some causes of milk and milk-based products. Dogs may also suffer from allergies like itchiness.

PUPPY PAWS SALON AND SPA:

PUPPY PAWS SALON AND SPA 4455, Woods and Sons Ave Edmond, OK 73034 405.348.2800 http://www.puppypaws.info stephanie@puppypawssalonandspa.com

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