Everyone knows that you feed your fur baby a little something off of your plate, we get it but dogs are people too! But, a lot of the “people food” is bad for your dog. Here are 6 foods that you should keep away from your fur baby.
Desserts & Candy
It’s easy to throw a small piece of your dessert to your friend But chocolate can be toxic for dogs because of a compound called theobromine and also the sweeteners used in candies and baked goods are very toxic for dogs!
Coffee and Other Caffeinated Beverages
Caffeinated Products contain stimulants called methylxantines and pets are much more sensitive to these substances than us drinking them can make dogs vulnerable to caddeine poisoning.
Many pet owners don’t know that many foods contain alcoholic properties such as yeast dough, rich sauces that contain alcohol.
Macadamia Nuts, Onions and Garlic
What do these seemingly unrelated foods all have in common? All these contain toxins that are dangerous to dogs Macadamia nuts, a popular ingredient in cookies can cause vomiting, tremors, and elevated body temperature. Onions and garlic contain organosulfoxides that can cause an upset stomach and damage to red blood cells
Turkey Meat, Skin, And Bones
Dogs who ingest too much fatty turkey meat and skin can develop a condition called canine pancreatitis which can cause severe diarrhea & Vomiting Also, avoid feeding your dog turkey bones.
Raisins & Grapes
Though small, snackable, and easy to toss to your dog as a treat grapes and raisins are exceptionally dangerous for dogs Ingestion can cause kidney failure For all of our dog-loving friends watching this, this is not meant to scare you it’s mostly just to help you become more aware of the lingering foods that you didn’t realize could do some serious harm consider showing love to your pup this holiday season with lots of new toys dog friendly treats, and bed cuddles instead of last night’s leftovers.