Can and Can’t with Dogs

Good BoyDangerous Dog Food – 25 Foods That Could Be Dangerous For Your Dog

Dogs always seem to want to eat the stuff we’re eating. Problem is, that many of the foods we people eat are not healthy for dogs and some may be hazardous to the dogs health. Some foods which we humans eat, might be dangerous for dogs because dogs have a different metabolism system than us. Some foods may cause only mild digestive problems, while, others can cause serious illness, and even death. There are plenty of foods you should never give your dog but sometimes its hard to ressist your dog’s pleading eyes… The begging face….you know what I mean …. But, before you give in to his pleadings, think about his health.

Understand that you are not doing any good by giving these foods to your dog. I have compiled a list of 25 foods to avoid giving your dog. Take a look at this list and make sure you make the right decision when you are feeding your dog.

Table leftovers (in high measures)
Table scraps are definitely not nutritionally healthy and balanced. They should, under no circumstances amount to be more than 15% of the dogs diet. Fat needs to be trimmed from meats and bones should not be fed

Although the dog may love pork and ham, it is something that you ought to stop giving him. It could produce many bad effects on his digestive tract. You will Probably notice that the dog will eat pork or ham he will have diarrhea, and he might even vomit with blood.

Tomatoes and uncooked potatoes
Tomatoes and raw potatoes have in them the Glycoalkaloid Solanine, a toxic that may lead to digestive problems in animals.

Chocolate, coffee, tea, as well as other products that contain caffeine
These foods can be toxic and have a bad effect on the heart and nervous systems.

Bones from fish, chicken, or other meat sources may cause obstruction or laceration in the digestive system. Liver

Considerable amounts of liver may result in Vitamin A toxicity , which generally affects muscles and bones

Milk and other milk foods
Some adult dogs don’t have sufficient amounts of the enzyme lactase, which breaks down the lactose in milk. This can lead to diarrhea. You can provide him with lactose-free dairy products which are available for pets.

Raw eggs
Have an enzyme which decreases biotin (a B vitamin) absorption. This can lead to hair and skin problems. Raw eggs could also have Salmonella.

Onions and garlic (raw, cooked, or powder)
Contain sulfoxides that can harm the red blood cells which in turn may cause anemia.

Sugary foods
Sugary foods might lead to obesity, that cold lead to diabetes. It may also cause dental problems,

Artificial sweeteners
Sweetners usually contain Xylitol that may cause liver failure.

Raw fish
Can cause deficiency in thiamine (a B vitamin). This may lead to seizures, Joss of appetite, and in severe cases even cause death.

Contains toxins, which may affect multiple systems in the body, cause shock, and sometimes result in death.

Ifeaten in large quantities salt may lead to electrolyte imbalances.

Alcoholic beverages
Can cause intoxication, coma, and death.

Baby food
Can contain onion powder, which can be toxic to dogs. Can also result in nutritional deficiencies, if fed in large amounts.

Cat food
Cat food is generally too high in protein and fats.

Citrus oil extracts Can cause vomiting.

Fat trimmings can cause pancreatitis.

Grapes and raisins
Contain toxins, which can damage the kidneys.

Human vitamin supplements
Containing iron Can harm the lining in the digestive system. It can be toxic to other organs as well, including the kidneys and liver.

Macadamia nuts
Contain toxins, which affect the muscle, the digestive and nervous systems

Garbage, spoiled and moldy foods
Contain a variety of toxins which may cause diarrhea and vomiting. It can also affect other organs.

Persimmons Seeds
Can cause intestinal obstruction and enteritis.

Peaches and plums pits
Can cause obstruction of the digestive tract.

Yeast dough
Can expand and produce gas in the digestive system which causes pain and may possibly cause rupture of the stomach or intestines.

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