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