Animals

10 toxic fruits and vegetables for your dog

Many owners love to share food with their dog. In addition, he approaches the table and puts face and it is difficult to deny anything. But we must bear in mind that there are certain foods, which although humans feel good or even especially beneficial for us, do not have to be good for the dog.

Different species eat different foods, and for starters, dogs are carnivorous, so some fruits and vegetables are toxic to your dog.

While your pet is in the growth stage, it is better stick to the diet recommended by the veterinarian and avoid feeding him table food.

During the adult stage of the dog, fruits and vegetables can be incorporated in small quantities, such as prizes or snacks. Since they need more fiber in their diet after 7 years, the best thing is consult with the veterinarian about the incorporation of fruits and vegetables to your day to day.

It is important to keep in mind that in addition to fruits and vegetables toxic to dogs, there are others that can cause allergies or individual intolerances, so always One must be very attentive when introducing a new fruit in the dog's diet.

2. Onions and garlic

And other family, such as leeks, chives, etc ... These foods are dangerous for dogs in high or repetitive doses, since they contain thiosulfate, which can destroy canine blood cells and cause them anemia. This vegetable can also cause lethargy, tachycardia, hyperventilation, pale gums and in severe cases, respiratory collapse.

Actually cherry is not dangerous for the dog, the pulp is juicy and quenches thirst. What is dangerous is the bone, because it contains cyanide and if swallowed it can cause respiratory failure or death in the dog.

The apricot kernel has the same problem, so you also have to be careful when these fruits are given to the animal.

4. Mushrooms or mushrooms

As with humans, some fungi or mushrooms are toxic to dogs, so it is necessary to keep an eye on your pet when walking through the field so that it does not eat fungi or mushrooms.

Unidentified mushrooms can cause a multi-organ failure within hours. If you realize that your dog may have ingested an unknown fungus, do not hesitate to take it to the veterinarian, preferably with a copy of the mushroom you think you have ingested, or all the mushrooms around.

6. Green Potato

That is, the potato that has not fully matured or the raw potato that has green sprouts. These potatoes contain solanine that can cause nausea, vomiting and seizures and subsequently heart problems. This alkaloid disappears when you cook the potatoes, so It is perfectly acceptable to give the dog french fries (not better bag) or cooked.

Solanine is also found in potato plants, so don't let it run around an orchard or allow it to be near a potato plant and take it out of the kitchen when you make tortillas.

7. Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a tuber that is used mostly in confectionery, but in reality in Spain you do not eat too much, so there is not much problem. In dogs it ends with calcium levels and can lead to renal failure.

The apple itself is not bad for dogs, the pulp suits them very well, but the seeds contain cyanide, so they can cause respiratory failure or even death.

10. Avocado

Avocado is indigestible for dogs because it contains persina, which is a fungicidal substance (which kills fungi and molds) that It is toxic to several species of animals, like dogs, cats, horses and some birds. The persina is present in the leaves, fruit and seeds of avocado, so you should not leave the dogs near an avocado.