can cause digestive upset, dizziness and weakness in dogs. Pure alcohol (ethanol) can induce coma.
Chocolate, cocoa, coffee, tea
contain theobromine, theine or caffeine, all of which can cause diarrhea, vomiting, excessive thirst, an increased heart rate and, at worst, seizures and death. Dark, semi-sweet chocolate or baker's chocolate is more toxic than milk chocolate. As little as 20g or 30g (a small chunk) of dark chocolate can poison a dog.
can cause digestive upset and diarrhea as dogs often lack the enzymes necessary to break down lactose.
Drugs and Vitamins
are the most common source of intoxication for dogs.
that may seem like harmless over-the-counter medications for humans can be toxic for dogs. Common painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Advil) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) should not be given to your dog.
Vitamins A & D can also have a serious effect on dogs.
Safely store all household drugs and vitamins out of your dog's reach. Drugs should only be given to your dog on the strict recommendation of a