Top Foods Your Pets Should Never Eat

 

Top Foods Your Pets Should Never Eat


Pets love to take an extra bite of our food whenever they can, so you need to be careful what they get their paws on because some things can be very dangerous to their health.

In this article we listed the Top Foods Your Pets Should Never Eat.

Please check these Foods and Ingredients to Watch Out for to Protect Your Furry Friend's Health!


1.Anything that contains the sweetener Xylitol.

As well as some nut butters like peanut butter, xylitol can cause the release of insulin, which can lead to liver failure, seizures and brain damage in your pet.


2. Coffee, Chocolate, and Caffeine.

Many owners of dogs are familiar already with the chocolate warning, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) points out that coffee, chocolate and caffeine contain substances called methylxanthines, which are very hazardous to the health of the dog.

When ingested by pets, methylxanthus ines can cause:

  • Vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Wheezing.
  • Thirst.
  • Excessive urination.
  • Hyperactivity.
  • Abnormal heartbeat.
  • Tremors.
  • Seizures.
  • And even death.

dark chocolate is harmful more than dark milk chocolate, but white chocolate has the lowest level of methylxanthines, while baked chocolate has the most.


3. Onions, garlic and chives.

In all their forms (powdered, raw, cooked, etc.), these foods can cause gastrointestinal irritation in pets and damage red blood cells.

While cats are more sensitive, dogs are also at risk if they consume enough of any of these foods.


4.Raw / Undercooked Meat, Eggs and Bones.

  • Eggs and meat can often contain bacteria such as Salmonella.
  • E.coli.

Which may be dangerous to human beings and pets.

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), raw eggs contain an enzyme called avidin which reduces the absorption of biotin (vitamin B), which can lead to skin and coat problems,Raw bones can also be very dangerous for pets because they can suffocate. them, and if the bone breaks, it could get caught or puncture your pet's digestive tract.


5. Raisins and Grapes.

Look at that piece of fruit salad you dropped on the floor and save the Rover Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

While experts haven't identified exactly what toxic substance is in grapes and raisins, they say it's best to avoid giving them to dogs because they can cause kidney failure.


6. Salty and Salty Snacks.

Salt, along with foods high in salt like potato chips and pretzels, can cause excessive thirst and urination, and even sodium ion poisoning, in pets.

Symptoms that's your animal consuming a large amount of salt:

  • Vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Depression.
  • Tremors.
  • High body temperature.
  • Seizures.
  • And even death.

7. Nuts.

Pecans, walnuts, almonds, and more contain very high amount of fats and oils, which can cause:

  • Vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Pancreatitis in pets.

According to the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), macadamias are particularly dangerous for pets, they can cause:

  • Weakness.
  • Depression.
  • Vomiting.
  • Tremors.
  • Hyperthermia.

8. Alcohol.

"Under no instances ought to your puppy accept alcohol," consistent with the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

Alcohol has the same effect on your dog's liver and brain as it does on a human, but it doesn't take much to do much damage.

What happen if your dog drinks a small amount of alcohol:

  • Vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Central nervous system depression.
  • Problems with coordination.
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Coma
  • And even death.

So it is important to keep them locked up in a safe place.


9. Medication.

Although not food, common medications can cause serious health problems for your pets, so it is important to keep them locked up in a safe place.

If common medications like ibuprofen and acetaminophen are ingested by your dog, they can cause serious harm.



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