11 Food Dogs Should Never Eat !!!
Who can resist those big brown eyes and cute doggie grin? Can a little reward from the table or getting into Mom or Dad’s stuff hurt your dog? Well, that depends on what it is and what’s in it. If it contains the sweetener xylitol, it can cause your dog some real problems. Dogs aren’t picky eaters by any stretch of the imagination but this doesn’t mean that everything they eat is good for them. The truth is there’s a lot of people’s food your dog should never eat. And, it’s not just because of weight. As a dog parent, you should know how certain foods affect your dog. Be aware of which foods are unsafe for your dog, so you can keep them safe. Some foods are downright dangerous for dogs — and some of these common foods may surprise you:
Is a treat from the table OK for your dog? That depends on what it is. Avocados, for example, have something called persin. It’s fine for people who aren’t allergic to it. However too much might cause vomiting or diarrhea in dogs. If you grow avocados at home, keep your dog away from the plants. Persin is in the leaves, seed, and bark, as well as the fruit. Also, the avocado seed can become stuck in the intestines or stomach, and obstruction could be fatal.
2- Onions and Garlic
Keep onions and garlic — powdered, raw, cooked, or dehydrated — away from your dog. They can kill their red blood cells, causing anemia. That’s even the onion powder in some baby food. Eating a lot just once can cause poisoning. Look for signs like weakness, vomiting, and breathing problems.
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