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