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