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