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