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Foods to Keep Away From Fido

FOODS TO KEEP AWAY FROM FIDO HUMAN FOODS THAT ARE BAD FOR DOGS CHOCOLATE Caffeine and a compound called theobromine cause dogs to get sick Number 1 dangerous human food ingested by pets Dark chocolate is more dangerous than milk chocolate Ingestion can result in vomiting, restlessness, seizures, and even death AVOCADO Contains a toxic substance called persin Substance is found in the leaves, fruit, seeds, and bark Ingestion can result in stomach upset or gastrointestinal obstruction if seed is swallowed BREAD DOUGH Raw dough will expand in a dog's stomach Multiplying yeast produces alcohols that are also dangerous Ingestion can result in difficulty breathing, abdominal distention. and vomiting ALCOHOL Dogs are more sensitive to alcohol than humans Even a small amount can cause intoxication Ingestion can result in vomiting, disorientation, coma, and death XYLITOL A sugar-free sweetener that can lead to a severe drop in blood sugar Often found in sugar-free gum and baked goods Ingestion can result in disorientation, seizures, and liver failure OTHER ITEMS TO KEEP AWAY FROM YOUR DOG PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS 24,673 cases of ingestion handled by the AŠPCA in 2013 INSECTICIDES 15.7% of calls to the ASPCA in 2013 were about insecticide expsure OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS Includes acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and herbal supplements HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS 17,000 calls in 2013 were made regarding products like fire logs and cleaning supplies PROVIDED BY: Lincoln Avenue Veterinary * * Clinic www.siliconvalleyanimalvet.com SOURCES: http://www.aSins-2013-care/animal-poison-con- trol/top- http://www.aspcq.org/pet-cqre/virtual-pet-behavior- ist/dog-behavior/foods-are-hazardous-dogs

Foods to Keep Away From Fido

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Your dog may enjoy watching you cook, but that doesn’t mean he should get the scraps! Certain foods can cause serious damage or even death. Take a look at this San Jose veterinary clinic infographic...

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