Has your dog come to you sniffing and salivating while you are eating? If your answer is yes, then welcome to the pack! As dog owners we often find it tempting to share our favorite food with our four-legged friend. But, not all human foods are safe for our dogs, in fact some human foods can be extremely dangerous for them.
At Dr. Woow our priority is your dogs safety and your peace of mind. Which is why we have compiled a list of all the human foods that your dog can eat in a previous blog and in here all the dangerous human foods that your dog can't eat:
Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?
Oh sweet chocolate, while a delicacy for us humans, chocolate contains theobromine, a substance that is toxic for dogs. Just a bite can cause symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, rapid breathing and in more sever cases seizures. Remember to keep all chocolate products away of your curious furry friend.
Can Dogs Eat Grapes and Raisins?
Wait what? grapes and raisins are bad for dogs? Yes.
While grapes and raisins are delicious for us humans it can be a lead cause for kidney failure in dogs. Keep these fruits away from your furry friend. If ingested make sure to contact a medical professional for attention.
Can Dogs Eat Onions and Garlic?
Some Human love them and some human hate them. But when it comes to dogs, onions or garlic are always a no-go/
Regardless of the presentation cooked, powdered, or raw onions and garlic can cause dogs to experience upset stomachs and even anemia when eaten. Be cautious and ensure that any food you are giving them contains no onions.
Can Dogs Eat Avocado?
Avocado toast here avocado toast there. There seems to be avocado in everything now a days. But when it comes to your dog's tummy Avocado might not be it for them.
Consuming Avocado in large portions in dogs may cause them troubles such as vomiting and diarrhea. This is due a toxin called persin. At the same time avocado poses a chocking hazard due to its large seed.
Can Dogs Eat Raw Eggs?
Raw diets are trending nowadays. But your pup should not be part of any of them as long as they contain raw eggs.
Although some dog parents consider this a great dietary option, it increases the chances of food poisoning from bacteria such as salmonella or E. Coli.
The safest thing we can do is to cook the eggs and give it to them but as always please contact your local vet. If you want to to feed eggshells read our blog about what you need to know when feeding eggshells.
As responsible dog owners, it's crucial to be aware of the potential dangers posed by certain human foods. By avoiding the items mentioned above and being mindful of what you feed your dog, you can help protect their health and well-being. If you suspect that your dog has ingested any dangerous foods, consult your veterinarian immediately. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to share them below. Have a Woow Day!