Betalaktam Good Puggle care is about making sure your home is a safe and happy environment for your dog. Betalaktam Dogs have a naturally curious and mischievous nature. Betalaktam In other words, betalaktam they will get into anything and everything if given half the chance. Betalaktam 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, betalaktam and will be very appealing to him/her. Betalaktam Although vital to your vehicle in the winter, betalaktam antifreeze is incredibly poisonous to dogs and can kill them. Betalaktam Signs to watch for in your dog include: vomiting, betalaktam lethargy, betalaktam stumbling and seizures. Betalaktam Should you suspect that your dog has ingested antifreeze call your vet immediately.
Betalaktam 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. Betalaktam Signs of bleach poisoning including vomiting, betalaktam excessive drooling, betalaktam and stomach pain. Betalaktam If you suspect or know your dog has ingested bleach, betalaktam as part of your Puggle care you should not induce vomiting – call the vet immediately.
Betalaktam Store bleach in a locked cupboard or high shelf for safety.
- Chocolate – Chocolate is toxic to dogs because it contains obromine. Betalaktam Chocolate can kill dogs if ingested in small or large amounts. Betalaktam Symptoms of chocolate poisoning include diarrhea, betalaktam vomiting, betalaktam excessive urination and activity, betalaktam and can lead to seizures. Betalaktam Call your vet immediately if you suspect your Puggle has ingested chocolate.
Betalaktam Make sure chocolate candies are where your dog can’t reach them, betalaktam 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. Betalaktam You are responsible for Puggle care and, betalaktam therefore, betalaktam need to ensure that fabric softener, betalaktam clothing and dish detergent, betalaktam bathroom cleaners, betalaktam etc. Betalaktam are kept in a safe place far from your dog’s reach. Betalaktam The following are the signs and symptoms that may occur if your dog is suffering from chemical poisoning: Excessive drooling, betalaktam vomiting, betalaktam lethargy, betalaktam muscle weakness, betalaktam mouth burns, betalaktam and even a coma. Betalaktam 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. Betalaktam Excessive drooling, betalaktam vomiting and lethargy are the common symptoms exhibited by dogs that have been poisoned by fruit pits and/or seeds. Betalaktam Your dog should be taken to the Vet right away.
Betalaktam Do not leave the garbage lying around where your dog can get at it, betalaktam 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. Betalaktam Some toxic plants include aloe, betalaktam ferns, betalaktam lilies and ivy. Betalaktam If your dog has ingested a toxic plant, betalaktam the following are symptoms to watch for: vomiting and a stimulated nervous system. Betalaktam Be sure to contact your Vet right away.
Betalaktam Make sure you find out if your plants are harmful to your pet. Betalaktam Keep those that are not out of his/her reach. Betalaktam However, betalaktam if you do have plants that are toxic to dogs, betalaktam the best Puggle care you can employ is to rid your house of such plants.
- Mothballs – Moth balls are pure poison to dogs. Betalaktam This shouldn’t surprise you considering the fact that moth balls contain insecticide. Betalaktam A dog that ingests a moth ball will likely have symptoms of vomiting and seizures. Betalaktam Your dog needs immediate veterinary care if you suspect or saw him/her ingest a moth ball. Betalaktam Do not induce vomiting and rush them to the Vet right away as moth balls can result in liver failure.
Betalaktam If you use moth balls, betalaktam get rid of them for your dog’s safety.
- Mouthwash– The product you love that gives you minty fresh breath doesn’t provide your dog with the same benefits. Betalaktam Most mouthwashes actually have an ingredient known as boric acid in them. Betalaktam Boric acid is extremely toxic to dogs and when ingested, betalaktam leads to symptoms including excessive drooling, betalaktam vomiting, betalaktam seizures and coma. Betalaktam Your dog should be taken to his/her Vet right away if you suspect or know that this poisoning has occurring. Betalaktam Note: Boric acid can also be found in denture cleaner and contact lens solution.
Betalaktam Keep mouthwash and other Boric acid items out of reach for best Puggle care.
- Tylenol – Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be quite deadly to dogs. Betalaktam This drug is particularly toxic to dogs because canines do not have the necessary liver enzymes to break it down. Betalaktam Symptoms of Tylenol toxicity including: excessive drooling, betalaktam lethargy and stomach pain. Betalaktam Call your Vet right away.
Betalaktam Keep Tylenol and all medication in a proper medicine cabinet well out of your dog’s reach. Betalaktam
- Watch batteries – It only takes 12 hours for an ingested watch battery to kill your dog. Betalaktam Swallowing a watch battery can result in a fatal stomach ulceration. Betalaktam Any alkaline battery produces this same effect and symptoms include: excessive drooling, betalaktam loss of appetite, betalaktam lethargy and vomiting. Betalaktam See your vet for immediate Puggle care if you suspect your dog has swallowed a battery.
Betalaktam Keep all batteries in a safe, betalaktam secure location far from the reach of your Puggle.