Many people who have dogs are unaware of the fact what we can eat is different from what they can eat. This is because our body is different from theirs in terms of composition and while they can eat almost anything that we can, it is ideal that we know what types of food to avoid giving them.This is so that we can avoid losing them too early due to diseases that stem from feeding them certain foods.
Here is a list of 15 foods that we should avoid giving our dogs as they are dangerous to their health:
Apples, Cherries, and Peaches
Tomato Leaves and stems
Chocolate is widely known as an extremely bad food for dogs because it contains theobromine, which can cause cardiac arrest. Furthermore, chocolates can cause diarrhea, arrhythmia, and seizures.
Grapes are known to give canines an upset stomach when eaten. This may cause them to lose appetite in the following days. Grapes may cause acute kidney failure to dogs that have eaten large quantities of the fruit. It is best to hide your grapes if you have a dog in your home.
Avocados contains a toxin called Persin which may cause your dog to suddenly vomit and experience diarrhea.
While being sweet and delicious to your dog’s palate, alcoholic beverages can cause intoxication, incoordination, and slow breathing. The result of this is cardiac arrest.
Coffee in all forms can cause your dog to experience urinary and nervous system damage, which is brought about by xanthines, a dangerous component found in coffee.
Fatty foods such as bacon can cause pancreatitis which can be viewed as fatal to dogs.
These nuts can create damage in a dogs nervous and digestive systems, which has led many cases to paralysis and eventually, death.
Otherwise known as food that has gone rotten. These foods contain Aflatoxin, which has led to vomiting, diarrhea, and permanent liver damage.
Thiosulphate, which is a property of onions, can cause toxicity that can lead to anemia.
Uncooked bread dough will rise in your dog’s stomach. This may cause them severe gastrointestinal distress that often leads to vomiting, diarrhea, and alcohol toxicity.
These can cause to a sudden drop in glucose, which can cause seizures and sudden collapse.
These fruits contain a cyanide-like compound which is known to cause hyperventilation and shock.
These contain toxic alkaloids and solanine, which if eaten in quantity, may cause gastrointestinal problems, drooling, and loss of appetite.
Nutmeg is known to cause dogs to experience seizures and nervous system damage, which can lead to death.
Like green potatoes, these also contain solanin, which may cause gastrointestinal problems and central nervous system damage.