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What not to feed your dog?

The common foods and nutrients we consume every day are good for the human body. However, some of them can be dangerous and cause ailments in dogs. This is due to the different metabolism of humans and dogs. Some foods can make a pet sick to its stomach, while others can make it seriously ill or even kill it. It is therefore necessary to carefully follow the rules of dog nutrition and to design a diet according to them. A list of products that should be avoided when feeding dogs will help.

Unallowable products

Chocolate contains theobromine, a substance that causes vomiting, diarrhoea, excessive sniffing, frequent urination, heart attack, hyperactivity or death of the pet. The adverse effects also depend on the amount and type of chocolate given and the weight of the dog.

Coffee (caffeine) has similar effects to chocolate. Caffeine causes the same ailments in the dog as theobromine. Alcohol causes vomiting, diarrhoea, imbalance and panting in dogs as in humanslearning disabilities, coma and death. Being underweight, dogs are more likely to become stunned and poisoned than humans.

Tobacco contains nicotine, which damages the digestive and nervous systems. It can cause heart rhythm disturbances, coma and death.

Onions, garlic cause gastrointestinal problems. If you give your pet 600-800 grams of these foods in one serving or for several days in a row, the red blood cells may be damaged.

Mushrooms can contain toxins that damage internal organs and cause fatal toxic shock.

Macadamia nuts contain unknown toxins that cause the following ailments: weakness, shortness of breath, tremors, swelling of the limbs. They are often found in biscuits, so be careful when feeding them to your dog.
Grapes and raisins contain unknown toxins that can cause kidney problems.

Avocados contain persin, which causes vomiting, diarrhoea and sometimes increases the heart load.
The seeds in persimmons can cause constipation and inflammation of the small intestine.

PeachPits from strawberries and plums can block the digestive tract.
Cannabis can damage the nervous system, causing vomiting and heart rhythm problems.
Milk and dairy products are harmful due to their lactose content. Dogs do not have sufficient amounts of the enzyme lactase, which helps digest lactose, which causes bloating, diarrhoea and other digestive problems.
Bones can cause shortness of breath or, when chewed, break up into sharp pieces that get stuck in the dog’s stomach.

Corn cobs are one of the most common products that cause intestinal disturbances. Dogs bite off too large a piece and swallow it without chewing. The corn is digested in the stomach and the cob remains and disturbs the small intestine. It then has to be surgically removed, otherwise the situation can result in the death of the pet.

Hops have an unknown component that causes shortness of breath, abnormal heart rhythm, elevated body temperature, seizures and death.

Salmon and trout often contain parasites that can cause a serious infection when boiled.r does not die when fried. They are harmless to humans, but can harm dogs. Chicken bones can get stuck in the throat.

Raw eggs contain the enzyme avidin, which interferes with the absorption of vitamin B and can damage the skin and coat. raw eggs can be contaminated with salmonella. Raw fish can cause vitamin B deficiency. This can lead to loss of appetite, seizures and death. these symptoms occur with regular feeding of raw fish.

Cat food is too high in protein and fat and is therefore not suitable for dogs.
For humans, food supplements containing iron can damage the stomach wall and damage the liver and kidneys.

How to avoid poisoning?

If you have once fed your dog one of the harmful products and it has not been poisoned, it should not be assumed that it has not been harmed. Some products that are dangerous for your pet have the property of accumulating in the body. Therefore, if you give a small amount, your pet may not be poisoned, but a larger dose may be harmful or even fatal.

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