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