Foods Your Dog Should Avoid

Common Table Foods with Toxic Effects

Avocado – contains a chemical called persin, which is nontoxic to humans who are not allergic to it, but can be harmful to dogs in large amounts. The chemical is present in the fruit, seed, leaves and bark of this plant.

Onions & Garlic – in all forms, cooked, dehydrated or raw, can destroy a dogs red blood cells, causing anemia. Avoid large doses, or even small doses over a period of time.

Grapes & Raisins – these can cause kidney failure in dogs, and even small amounts can make a dog very ill.

Milk & Cheese – dairy products can cause digestive upsets and other food allergies, such as excessive itching.

Macadamia Nuts – as few as six raw nuts can cause serious symptoms including muscle tremors and partial paralysis.

Consult your veterinarian regarding any health questions about your pet.