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