Warning, Toxic: These Foods Are Taboo For Your Dog

Sometimes even the smallest traces of the wrong food remain, which can harm your dog. Therefore, you should be aware of which foods are toxic to your dog.

Your dog is not allowed to eat anything that is tasty for the owner: some foods are poisonous or, in the worst case, even deadly for four-legged friends, such as grapes or raisins.

They contain oxalic acid, which can cause acute renal failure in pets. PetReader lists other foods that can be problematic for dogs:

  • Coffee: The methylxanthine it contains affects the dog’s nervous system and can even lead to death. Seizures, tremors, restlessness, overheating, diarrhea, vomiting, or cardiac arrhythmias may indicate poisoning.
  • Cocoa and Сhocolate: contains substance theobromine is poisonous to four-legged friends. Even small amounts can be life-threatening, especially in puppies and small breed dogs.
  • Raw Beans: Phasin toxin promotes the clumping of red blood cells in your dog’s blood. Result: Affected dogs experience liver swelling, fever, and abdominal cramps. Cooked beans are not harmful to the dog.
  • Onions: Sulfuric acid breaks down red blood cells in your dog’s body. Onions are toxic to dogs between five and ten grams per kilogram of body weight. This can cause diarrhea, blood in the urine, vomiting, and rapid breathing.
  • Wild garlic, and garlic: These break down the hemoglobin of red blood cells. The dog then develops anemia.
  • Poultry bones: They crack easily and can damage the dog’s mouth, throat, or belly.
  • Avocados: The persin they contain can cause diarrhea and vomiting in dogs. A large core is not a toy either, it is a danger. The animal could choke on it.
  • Xylitol, an alternative to sugar: About 10-30 minutes after ingestion, insulin is over-released and blood sugar levels drop. It is life-threatening.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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