Common foods and products that can be harmful to dogs.

Some of the following foods,plants and household products can cause life-threatening or fatal conditions for dogs.

Foods To Avoid

– Alcohol
– Avocado (skin, pits, leaves, bark; fruit)
– Chocolate
– Caffeine (coffee, tea, energy drinks, diet pills, some medications)
– Macadamia Nuts
– Onions & Onion Family
– Raisins and Grapes
– Salt
– Yeast Dough
– Xylitol (a very common sweetener, deadly to animals, and found in
sugarless gum & candies, toothpaste, and even in some Rescue Remedy pastille
tablets)

Common Poisons & Hazards

– Antifreeze
– Batteries (acids, heavy metals)
– Cocoa mulch
– Household products containing bleach, ammonia, lye (sodium hydroxide)
– Insecticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers
– Mothballs
– Organophosphates (found in flea, tick, lawn products)
– Pennies (zinc in post 1982 pennies)
– Petroleum-based products (gas, lighter fluid, etc.)
– Prescription and over the counter medications
– Rodent bait
– Tobacco products

Some Common Poisonous Plants

– Amaryllis
– Autumn Crocus
– Azalea/ Rhododendron
– Castor Bean
– Cyclamen
– Lilies
– Oleander
– Peach, Plum, Cherry, Apricot (seeds, leaves, stems)
– Sago Palm
– Tulip / Narcissus bulbs
– Yew