Foods Poisonous to Dogs
Dogs are opportunistic for getting their paws on tasty treats, but not everything that people ingest is safe for them it.
There are many foods that dogs cannot eat, as well as substances other than food, such as plants that can be poisonous to them. You probably know some of them, but others might surprise you.
The following is a comprehensive overview of foods and plants that can be poisonous to dogs, as well as chemicals that you should always keep out of reach.
Learn which items are dangerous to your dog. Some items on this list may surprise you!
What Foods Can't Dogs Eat?
We all love to treat our dogs every once in a while! Some human foods should be offered in moderation, while others should be avoided entirely.
Among the most common foods dogs cannot eat are grapes, garlic, and onions, among others.
Besides fruits and vegetables that dogs can eat in small amounts, these can also pose a choking hazard if not cut into small pieces and fed under supervision.
The Toxic List of Poisonous Food for Dogs
These are some foods that should be avoided, and can be very toxic in even small amounts:
- Alcohol or Alcoholic Beverages
- Almonds in large amounts
- Almond Flour, in large amounts
- Apple Seeds
- Apricot pits
- Brazil Nuts
- Cherry pits
- Cooked bones
- Corn on the Cob
- Green Tomatoes
- Grapes and Raisins
- Hops ( used in home brewing )
- Lemons and Limes
- Macadamia Nuts
- Moldy Foods
- Mustard Seeds
- Onions and Onion Powder
- Peach Pits
- Persimmon Seeds
- Potato Leaves and Stems
- Tea ( because it contains caffeine)
- Tomato leaves and stems
- Yeast Dough
What Should I Do If My Dog Eats Any of These?
The consumption of even small amounts of these items can be poisonous food for dogs, so take him to the veterinarian right away.
See our list of Safe Food for Dogs.