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