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