First on this list are rope toys, which actually have a great benefit for dogs. As a dog chews on a rope toy the toy actually cleans the dog’s teeth! And in so doing also breath! Goodbye, dog breath!
Likewise Nylabone bones clean a dog’s teeth as well and are infused with flavors that encourage a dog to keep chewing and cleaning.
Canvas type toys that advertise as indestructible are also safe for a dogs as well as a great favorite with almost all fun-loving canines. And what canine isn’t fun-loving?
Although the foods that are dangerous or even deadly to dogs are for the most part well known to doglovers, it’s worth listing them here too. One or two might surprise even well informed doglovers.
First on this list is alcohol. Alcohol can cause acute vomiting and diarrhea with dogs as well as difficulty in breathing. Even worse, alcohol can depress the central nervous system. And in some cases causes death. This includes beer, of course.
Chocolate too is deadly to dogs and can kill canines. This is because chocolate contains a substance that has an averse effect on the canine nervous system and heart. If a dog ingests chocolate medical advice and help from a vet should be sought immediately.
Tea and coffee have dangerous effects on a dog’s heartbeat and nervous system and can potentially even cause death.
Avocados are also dangerous to dogs because they contain a substance called Persin which is highly toxic to most animals, which causes vomiting and diarrhea.
Lastly on the list is something dogs are often given, but should never be. These are fat trimmings from common meats found on your dinner table, especially ham. Turkey too is dangerous. The fat content in fat trimmings is simply too high for a dog’s system to handle. Pancreatitis can result as a result of a dog ingesting fat trimmings. This can be anywhere from mild to severe and in extreme cases fatal. Av
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