Damaging and Toxic Food For Our Dog
The Power of the Dog, and especially the ‘ power of the Chihuahua is very important.
Some foods can be difficult to digest or even toxic to our dog in the long run could also cause serious problems.
Here is a list of the main foods harmful for our dogs
The theobromine contained in the fruits of cocoa is a stimulant of the nervous system and a vasodilator. But in dogs, a piece of chocolate, especially dark, generates tachycardia, tremor, in some cases even death. It fact, it only takes 50 grams to intoxicate a four-legged small.
Garlic, like the onion and cabbage, contain n-propyl disulfide, which destroys red blood cells of dogs with symptoms such as weakness, vomiting, diarrhea and dark urine. To be dangerous are the minimal doses, repeatedly served with the usual food.
The kernels of peaches, apricots, plums, avocados, apples and cherries contain cyanide. So before serving to your dog fruit, rimuovetene seeds.
The dog and the cat does not metabolize alcohol. Give him even a drop, it means procure vomiting, diarrhea, loss of motor skills and nervous system disorders. The beer moreover, contains hops, which can cause breathing problems, increased heart rate, convulsions and death.
The tiny grape seeds may be trapped between the animal’s teeth. Moreover, it seems that the grapes raisins are capable of generating lethargy, depression, kidney problems, vomiting and hyperactivity.
Dogs can eat potato, provided it is mature, well-cooked and peeled. The typical greenish color that forms on the surface, is in fact characteristic of potatoes not yet mature. It is the solanine, a substance also contained in tomatoes and eggplants, and that in dogs cause blurred vision, digestion disorders and lowering of the heart rate.
It is said that yeast makes the pet’s coat shiny. In fact not only it is not a pesticide, but swelling, can cause abdominal pain and possible rupture of the stomach or intestine that. In addition, the leavening produces ethanol, which when taken in high doses induces poisoning.
The mushrooms, especially wild, can cause diarrhea, vomiting, neurological imbalances, lethargy and jaundice.
– Refined sugar
Products packed with high sugar content such as candy, cakes, ice cream, can cause dental problems, as well as in the long run, diabetes mellitus and obesity. Attention also to artificial sugars, such as xylitol, which can cause a lowering of blood glucose levels, causing loss of coordination and spasms.