Toxic Dog Foods: Avoid!

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Bones

Chewing bones can harm pets' mouths, teeth, and cause dangerous blockages if swallowed. Avoid the risk, choose safer chew toys.

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Spicy Foods

Capsaicin in spicy food triggers pain & ↑heart rate in dogs. Avoid giving pets spicy foods. Keep them safe and healthy.

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Cinnamon & Nutmeg

Toxic spices for dogs: Cinnamon causes respiratory issues, vomiting, low BP. Nutmeg induces nausea, high BP, disorientation, and hallucinations (48 hrs).

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Baked Goods

"Baked goods can harm pets due to spices, fat, sugar. 1 mini-donut has 60 calories, a lot for a 10lb dog's 275-calorie limit. Obesity risks heart disease, diabetes."

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Xylitol-Containing  Candies & Gum

Xylitol = dangerous to dogs! Causes liver issues & low blood sugar. Weakness, vomiting, seizures possible. Get vet help ASAP!

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Macadamia Nuts

Macadamias cause unknown toxicity in dogs: vomiting, tremors, weakness within 12 hrs. Treatment: pain meds, IV fluids; most recover in 48 hrs.

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Salty Snacks

Dogs can't handle much sodium. Excess can cause salt toxicosis: GI distress, vomiting, seizures. Avoid giving salty snacks.

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Alcohol

Alcohol toxicosis in dogs: lethargy, GI distress, vomiting, breathing issues. Hops in beer are equally harmful. Prompt treatment vital to avoid death.

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