Amalaki Good Puggle care is about making sure your home is a safe and happy environment for your dog. Amalaki Dogs have a naturally curious and mischievous nature. Amalaki In other words, amalaki they will get into anything and everything if given half the chance. Amalaki The following are 10 items that you may have around your home which are hazardous to your dog’s health –

  • Antifreeze – Antifreeze tastes like a sweet treat to your dog, amalaki and will be very appealing to him/her. Amalaki Although vital to your vehicle in the winter, amalaki antifreeze is incredibly poisonous to dogs and can kill them. Amalaki Signs to watch for in your dog include: vomiting, amalaki lethargy, amalaki stumbling and seizures. Amalaki Should you suspect that your dog has ingested antifreeze call your vet immediately.

Amalaki Make sure you store antifreeze on a high shelf or in a locked cupboard to avoid spills or the chance of your dog getting into it.

  • Bleach – Household bleach is extremely toxic to dogs and can lead to death if ingested. Amalaki Signs of bleach poisoning including vomiting, amalaki excessive drooling, amalaki and stomach pain. Amalaki If you suspect or know your dog has ingested bleach, amalaki as part of your Puggle care you should not induce vomiting – call the vet immediately.

Amalaki Store bleach in a locked cupboard or high shelf for safety.

  • Chocolate – Chocolate is toxic to dogs because it contains obromine. Amalaki Chocolate can kill dogs if ingested in small or large amounts. Amalaki Symptoms of chocolate poisoning include diarrhea, amalaki vomiting, amalaki excessive urination and activity, amalaki and can lead to seizures. Amalaki Call your vet immediately if you suspect your Puggle has ingested chocolate.

Amalaki Make sure chocolate candies are where your dog can’t reach them, amalaki especially when you have guests over for the holidays.

  • Detergent – There are a variety of household detergents and other chemicals that are incredibly toxic to dogs. Amalaki You are responsible for Puggle care and, amalaki therefore, amalaki need to ensure that fabric softener, amalaki clothing and dish detergent, amalaki bathroom cleaners, amalaki etc. Amalaki are kept in a safe place far from your dog’s reach. Amalaki The following are the signs and symptoms that may occur if your dog is suffering from chemical poisoning: Excessive drooling, amalaki vomiting, amalaki lethargy, amalaki muscle weakness, amalaki mouth burns, amalaki and even a coma. Amalaki Contact your Vet right away and do not induce vomiting.
  • Fruit pits and seeds – The pits and seeds of most fruits are actually toxic to dogs. Amalaki Excessive drooling, amalaki vomiting and lethargy are the common symptoms exhibited by dogs that have been poisoned by fruit pits and/or seeds. Amalaki Your dog should be taken to the Vet right away.

Amalaki Do not leave the garbage lying around where your dog can get at it, amalaki and keep fruit out of your dog’s reach.

  • House plants – Many of the lovely plants you have in your home can actually be deadly to your dog. Amalaki Some toxic plants include aloe, amalaki ferns, amalaki lilies and ivy. Amalaki If your dog has ingested a toxic plant, amalaki the following are symptoms to watch for: vomiting and a stimulated nervous system. Amalaki Be sure to contact your Vet right away.

Amalaki Make sure you find out if your plants are harmful to your pet. Amalaki Keep those that are not out of his/her reach. Amalaki However, amalaki if you do have plants that are toxic to dogs, amalaki the best Puggle care you can employ is to rid your house of such plants.

  • Mothballs – Moth balls are pure poison to dogs. Amalaki This shouldn’t surprise you considering the fact that moth balls contain insecticide. Amalaki A dog that ingests a moth ball will likely have symptoms of vomiting and seizures. Amalaki Your dog needs immediate veterinary care if you suspect or saw him/her ingest a moth ball. Amalaki Do not induce vomiting and rush them to the Vet right away as moth balls can result in liver failure.

Amalaki If you use moth balls, amalaki get rid of them for your dog’s safety.

  • MouthwashThe product you love that gives you minty fresh breath doesn’t provide your dog with the same benefits. Amalaki Most mouthwashes actually have an ingredient known as boric acid in them. Amalaki Boric acid is extremely toxic to dogs and when ingested, amalaki leads to symptoms including excessive drooling, amalaki vomiting, amalaki seizures and coma. Amalaki Your dog should be taken to his/her Vet right away if you suspect or know that this poisoning has occurring. Amalaki Note: Boric acid can also be found in denture cleaner and contact lens solution.  

Amalaki Keep mouthwash and other Boric acid items out of reach for best Puggle care.

  • Tylenol – Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be quite deadly to dogs. Amalaki This drug is particularly toxic to dogs because canines do not have the necessary liver enzymes to break it down. Amalaki Symptoms of Tylenol toxicity including: excessive drooling, amalaki lethargy and stomach pain. Amalaki Call your Vet right away.

Amalaki Keep Tylenol and all medication in a proper medicine cabinet well out of your dog’s reach. Amalaki

  • Watch batteries – It only takes 12 hours for an ingested watch battery to kill your dog. Amalaki Swallowing a watch battery can result in a fatal stomach ulceration. Amalaki Any alkaline battery produces this same effect and symptoms include: excessive drooling, amalaki loss of appetite, amalaki lethargy and vomiting. Amalaki See your vet for immediate Puggle care if you suspect your dog has swallowed a battery.

Amalaki Keep all batteries in a safe, amalaki secure location far from the reach of your Puggle.