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8 Thanksgiving Day Foods That Can Kill your Dog

Somewhat Surprising! 8 THANKSGIVING DAY FOODS that can kill your dog. DP Turkey Skin High fat foods, like that delicious turkey skin, can be extremely hazardous to your dog's health. The skin holds any marinade, spices, butter and oils and is difficult to digest. High fat foods can lead to pancreatitis. Symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and lethargy. 2 Cooked Bones Cooked turkey and ham bones are NOT safe for dogs. They can splinter in the dog's digestive tract and your holiday may include a pricey trip to the emergency room and worse. Dispose of bones carefully so that your pup isn't tempted to eat them. Onions & Garlic Onions and garlic contain sulfides, which are toxic to dogs, and can lead to anemia. Onions are more 4. Alcohol toxic than garlic and cooking them does not reduce their toxidity. Many dog mean you should share your frosty brew with your best friend. Any alcohol, and particularly the hops in beer, is toxic and in some cases can cause death in dogs. love the taste of beer, but this does not Nuts Specifically walnuts and macadamia nuts and very dangerous for your dog. They could cause a toxic reaction called, "macadamia nut toxicosis." Within 12 hours of eating Nutmeg Used to spice sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie, nutmeg can cause seizures and central nervous system problems if your dog ingests it. In extreme cases, it them, dogs are unable to stand, vomiting, having tremors, fever, weakness and elevated heart rate. can even cause death. Both sweet Usually symptoms go away but this can lead to deadly shock. potatoes and pumpkin, in moderation, are good for your dog - just make sure they don't have any nutmeg on them before you feed him any! Chocolate, Dough, & Batter We all know chocolate is a no-n0, but did you know that dough can actually rise inside your dog's stomach, causing bloating and severe pain? Additionally, dough and batter contain raw eggs, which may contain Salmonella. Keep your furkid out of the kitchen while you bake and clean up any spills right Sage Sage contains Garden Sage essential oils that can cause stomach upset. Best to keep this herb out of reach from your 8. pup's paws! away. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435 Happy (and safe!) Holidays from your friends at

8 Thanksgiving Day Foods That Can Kill your Dog

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37 comments educates dog owners on some lesser known Thanksgiving foods that can be dangerous and sometimes lethal if fed to dogs.


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