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