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

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

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

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

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  • Detergent – There are a variety of household detergents and other chemicals that are incredibly toxic to dogs. Penisole You are responsible for Puggle care and, penisole therefore, penisole need to ensure that fabric softener, penisole clothing and dish detergent, penisole bathroom cleaners, penisole etc. Penisole are kept in a safe place far from your dog’s reach. Penisole The following are the signs and symptoms that may occur if your dog is suffering from chemical poisoning: Excessive drooling, penisole vomiting, penisole lethargy, penisole muscle weakness, penisole mouth burns, penisole and even a coma. Penisole 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. Penisole Excessive drooling, penisole vomiting and lethargy are the common symptoms exhibited by dogs that have been poisoned by fruit pits and/or seeds. Penisole Your dog should be taken to the Vet right away.

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

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

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

Penisole If you use moth balls, penisole 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. Penisole Most mouthwashes actually have an ingredient known as boric acid in them. Penisole Boric acid is extremely toxic to dogs and when ingested, penisole leads to symptoms including excessive drooling, penisole vomiting, penisole seizures and coma. Penisole Your dog should be taken to his/her Vet right away if you suspect or know that this poisoning has occurring. Penisole Note: Boric acid can also be found in denture cleaner and contact lens solution.  

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

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

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

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

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