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