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