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10 Things NOT to Feed Your Dog! :-(
 
 
1) Chocolate, tea, coffee, caffeine: these foods and drinks contain substances that can cause severe or even fatal heart or nervous system problems and should never be given.
 
2) Grapes, raisins or currants: contain an unknown toxin that can cause kidney failure.
 
3) Xylitol containing gum or candy: can cause severe low blood sugar.
 
4) Garlic, onion, or chives: contain a substance that can cause anemia.  This includes garlic and onion powder in prepared foods.
 
5) Bones that splinter or can be swallowed can cause lacerations to the mouth or digestive tract or cause obstructions.
 
6) Corn on the cob: pieces of the cob can be swallowed and cause a bowel obstruction.
 
7) Raw Eggs: contain an enzyme in the egg white called Avidin, which prevents the absorption of a B-Vitamin called biotin - this can lead to skin and hair coat problems
 
8) Avocado: contain a substance called Persin, which causes vomiting and diarrhea.
 
9) Liver: when fed in large quantities causes Vitamin A toxicity causing bone and muscle problems.
 
10) Fish: raw, canned or cooked when fed exclusively or in large quantities a Thiamine deficiency leading to anorexia, seizures, and in severe cases death.
 
PLEASE BE CAREFUL WITH OUR FRIENDS!