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