Though dogs are man’s best friend, they shouldn’t eat like your human friends. The foods below may be perfectly good for people but they can be harmful if fed to your dog. Don’t let a simple mistake in diet end in an emergency trip to the vet’s office.
Alcohol is a heart risk for dogs. Keep liquor, beer, wine — and household items containing alcohol, such as mouthwash — out of range.
Chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine. Both can cause rapid heartbeat, seizures, and tremors in dogs.
These contain a chemical that breaks down into a substance that damages the red blood cells of dogs.
Most dough can produce gas, causing a dog’s stomach to become twisted or even torn.
Avocado plants and their fruit contain a toxin that can be harmful to pets.
Grapes, fresh or as raisins, can sometimes cause kidney failure in dogs.
Caffeine is toxic to your dog. So protect your pooch from coffee, tea, and other caffeinated drinks.
If ingested by a dog, this ingredient found in sugar-free gum and candies can cause insulin levels to soar.
As few as six nuts can cause muscle tremors, weakness, or paralysis.
Bones can get stuck in the esophagus or break into sharp pieces that may cause internal bleeding.