Nothing can be better than having a pet, especially a dog. After all, a dog is a man’s best friend.
Bringing a dog into your home and lives is absolutely amazing but it is also a matter of great responsibility.
Not only will you have to be its friend and play with it but you will also have to be its parent and take care of the dog’s health so that it stays happy and healthy.
A dog’s diet is a very important factor that you will have to monitor at all times if you want it to remain healthy and avoid those trips to the vet.
New dog owners often worry about what to feed their dog and what not to. So, we have made his chart that have the five most dangerous food items that must be kept away from your dog.
While we humans love to devour macadamia nuts as snacks and often use it on various recipes it is not a friendly meal for your dog and as a matter of fact, you are going to have to keep these far away from the dog’s reach.
Macadamia nuts have proven to be extremely poisonous for dogs and are very bad for their system. These nuts belong to the protease family and ones devoured by dogs it will cause lethargy, fever, vomiting and make it difficult for them to even walk.
This is a very popular item in almost every kitchen and is widely used in salads and several other recipes. However, if you have a dog at your place you might want to keep any food that has avocados away from your dog.
Avocados are very toxic to dogs. They contain a substance in them known as persin which doesn’t favor the dog’s digestive system and can cause severe diarrhea and vomiting.
Onions don’t suit dog’s digestive system at all. As a matter of fact, any food that has onions in them, raw or cooked, must be avoided at all times for your dogs.
Onions contain thiosulphate which is very poisonous for the dogs. If consumes in larger quantity it might even cause death.
Chocolates tend to have methylxanthines in their composition which is what affects the dog. Methylxanthine is very poisonous for the dogs and causes an adverse effect on the dog’s metabolism and can cause a deadly effect on their health.
Grapes and Raisins
Yes, vets strictly suggest that this fruit should be avoided at all times for the dogs. Grapes and dried grapes (raisins) are both equally poisonous for the dog and can cause damage to the kidneys completely.
So, if you have a bowl of fruit laying around the house with grapes on them then make sure you keep in a place away from the dog.
The way to having a happy dog at all time is to look after their health and as the owner, it is your job to observe that your dog doesn’t eat anything that will cause a negative impact on their health. This list will help you to know which items you must avoid your dog’s food diet.
Jeremy grew up in in a house full of dogs, a cat and even rabbits. He recently decided to share his advice and opinions on his very own pet blog