Glipizide Good Puggle care is about making sure your home is a safe and happy environment for your dog. Glipizide Dogs have a naturally curious and mischievous nature. Glipizide In other words, glipizide they will get into anything and everything if given half the chance. Glipizide 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, glipizide and will be very appealing to him/her. Glipizide Although vital to your vehicle in the winter, glipizide antifreeze is incredibly poisonous to dogs and can kill them. Glipizide Signs to watch for in your dog include: vomiting, glipizide lethargy, glipizide stumbling and seizures. Glipizide Should you suspect that your dog has ingested antifreeze call your vet immediately.

Glipizide 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. Glipizide Signs of bleach poisoning including vomiting, glipizide excessive drooling, glipizide and stomach pain. Glipizide If you suspect or know your dog has ingested bleach, glipizide as part of your Puggle care you should not induce vomiting – call the vet immediately.

Glipizide Store bleach in a locked cupboard or high shelf for safety.

  • Chocolate – Chocolate is toxic to dogs because it contains obromine. Glipizide Chocolate can kill dogs if ingested in small or large amounts. Glipizide Symptoms of chocolate poisoning include diarrhea, glipizide vomiting, glipizide excessive urination and activity, glipizide and can lead to seizures. Glipizide Call your vet immediately if you suspect your Puggle has ingested chocolate.

Glipizide Make sure chocolate candies are where your dog can’t reach them, glipizide 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. Glipizide You are responsible for Puggle care and, glipizide therefore, glipizide need to ensure that fabric softener, glipizide clothing and dish detergent, glipizide bathroom cleaners, glipizide etc. Glipizide are kept in a safe place far from your dog’s reach. Glipizide The following are the signs and symptoms that may occur if your dog is suffering from chemical poisoning: Excessive drooling, glipizide vomiting, glipizide lethargy, glipizide muscle weakness, glipizide mouth burns, glipizide and even a coma. Glipizide 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. Glipizide Excessive drooling, glipizide vomiting and lethargy are the common symptoms exhibited by dogs that have been poisoned by fruit pits and/or seeds. Glipizide Your dog should be taken to the Vet right away.

Glipizide Do not leave the garbage lying around where your dog can get at it, glipizide 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. Glipizide Some toxic plants include aloe, glipizide ferns, glipizide lilies and ivy. Glipizide If your dog has ingested a toxic plant, glipizide the following are symptoms to watch for: vomiting and a stimulated nervous system. Glipizide Be sure to contact your Vet right away.

Glipizide Make sure you find out if your plants are harmful to your pet. Glipizide Keep those that are not out of his/her reach. Glipizide However, glipizide if you do have plants that are toxic to dogs, glipizide the best Puggle care you can employ is to rid your house of such plants.

  • Mothballs – Moth balls are pure poison to dogs. Glipizide This shouldn’t surprise you considering the fact that moth balls contain insecticide. Glipizide A dog that ingests a moth ball will likely have symptoms of vomiting and seizures. Glipizide Your dog needs immediate veterinary care if you suspect or saw him/her ingest a moth ball. Glipizide Do not induce vomiting and rush them to the Vet right away as moth balls can result in liver failure.

Glipizide If you use moth balls, glipizide get rid of them for your dog’s safety.

  • MouthwashThe product you love that gives you minty fresh breath doesn’t provide your dog with the same benefits. Glipizide Most mouthwashes actually have an ingredient known as boric acid in them. Glipizide Boric acid is extremely toxic to dogs and when ingested, glipizide leads to symptoms including excessive drooling, glipizide vomiting, glipizide seizures and coma. Glipizide Your dog should be taken to his/her Vet right away if you suspect or know that this poisoning has occurring. Glipizide Note: Boric acid can also be found in denture cleaner and contact lens solution.  

Glipizide Keep mouthwash and other Boric acid items out of reach for best Puggle care.

  • Tylenol – Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be quite deadly to dogs. Glipizide This drug is particularly toxic to dogs because canines do not have the necessary liver enzymes to break it down. Glipizide Symptoms of Tylenol toxicity including: excessive drooling, glipizide lethargy and stomach pain. Glipizide Call your Vet right away.

Glipizide Keep Tylenol and all medication in a proper medicine cabinet well out of your dog’s reach. Glipizide

  • Watch batteries – It only takes 12 hours for an ingested watch battery to kill your dog. Glipizide Swallowing a watch battery can result in a fatal stomach ulceration. Glipizide Any alkaline battery produces this same effect and symptoms include: excessive drooling, glipizide loss of appetite, glipizide lethargy and vomiting. Glipizide See your vet for immediate Puggle care if you suspect your dog has swallowed a battery.

Glipizide Keep all batteries in a safe, glipizide secure location far from the reach of your Puggle.