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