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

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

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

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

Theophylline Make sure chocolate candies are where your dog can’t reach them, theophylline 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. Theophylline You are responsible for Puggle care and, theophylline therefore, theophylline need to ensure that fabric softener, theophylline clothing and dish detergent, theophylline bathroom cleaners, theophylline etc. Theophylline are kept in a safe place far from your dog’s reach. Theophylline The following are the signs and symptoms that may occur if your dog is suffering from chemical poisoning: Excessive drooling, theophylline vomiting, theophylline lethargy, theophylline muscle weakness, theophylline mouth burns, theophylline and even a coma. Theophylline 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. Theophylline Excessive drooling, theophylline vomiting and lethargy are the common symptoms exhibited by dogs that have been poisoned by fruit pits and/or seeds. Theophylline Your dog should be taken to the Vet right away.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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