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