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