Human food and dogs

 

Dogs and humans metabolize foods differently. What is safe for us can be deadly for a dog.

 

What is safe:

1. Carrots (raw & cooked) Cut into bite size pieces to prevent choking.

2. Peanut butter

3. Eggs (cooked only)

4. Salmon (cooked, boneless)

5. Blueberries

6. Popcorn

7. Pineapple

8. Watermelon, cantalope

9. Bread

10. Blackberries

11. Corn (the cob can be a choking hazard so do not give them the cob)

12. Green peas, green beans

13. Oat meal

14. Apples, apricot, plum (fleshy part only, Seeds contain cyanide)

15. Broccoli (small doses)

16. Chicken (cooked only and without the bones)

17. Sweet potatoes

18. Coconut

19. Pork (cooked only preferably without seasons, spices or sauces)

20. Mango

21. Turkey (cooked, boneless and skinless. Do not use seasoned or stuffed especially if onions &

garlic are used.

22. Rice (plain brown or white)

23. Beef (cooked without seasonings or sauces)

24. Bananas

25. Strawberries

26. Oranges (in small quantities)

27. Mushrooms

28. Potatoes (cooked only)

29. Celery (small amounts)

30. Shrimp (plain, cooked)

 

What is not safe:

1. Grapes & raisins (can cause kidney failure and death)

2. Chocolate (attacks the nervous system and can cause death)

3. Macadamia, almond & pistachio nuts (toxic)

4. Onions (damages red blood cells) This includes onion powder

5. Avocado (can cause breathing difficulties, oxygen deprivation & even death

6. Coffee & tea (caffeine attacks nervous system)

7. Garlic (can damage red blood cells and cause anemia)

8. Alcohol in any form (can cause heart attack, lung failure, coma or death)

9. Nutmeg (toxic)

10. Lemons & limes

11. Raw yeast dough

12. Tobacco

 

Limit:

1. Salt

2. Cheese

3. Cashews, peanuts ( in small amounts)

4. Ice cream

5. Cottage cheese

6. Tomatoes

9. Cinnamon (not toxic but is an irritant)

10. Honey (high in sugar)

11. Milk (most dogs are lactose intolerant)

12. Cherries without the pit

 

 

BEWARE OF THE ARTIFICIAL SWEETNER Xylitol

IT IS HIDDEN IN MANY FOODS YOU BUY. LOOK AT THE LABEL.

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