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