10 Foods That Are Bad for Dogs

1. Chocolate

Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, which are toxic to dogs and can cause vomiting, diarrhea, rapid breathing, an accelerated heart rate, seizures, and even mortality.

2. Grapes and Raisins

Grapes and raisins can cause kidney failure in canines, resulting in vomiting, lethargy, and loss of appetite.

3. Onions and Garlic

Raw, prepared, or powdered onions and garlic contain compounds that can damage a dog's red blood cells and lead to anemia.

4. Avocado

Avocados contain persin, which in large quantities is toxic to canines and can cause vomiting and diarrhea.

5. Xylitol

Xylitol can trigger a rapid release of insulin in canines, resulting in hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and liver failure.

6. Alcohol

Consumption of alcohol can cause severe intoxication in dogs, resulting in vomiting, loss of coordination, difficulty breathing, and potentially coma and mortality.

7. Caffeine

Caffeine, which is present in coffee, tea, energy drinks, and certain medications, can cause agitation, rapid breathing, heart palpitations, and tremors in canines.

8. Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nuts can cause hyperthermia, weakness, vomiting, and tremors in canines.

9. Fatty Foods

High-fat foods such as fatty meats and fried foods can cause pancreatitis in canines, which is characterized by vomiting, abdominal pain, and decreased appetite.