Avoiding Poisonous Stuff for Pets

Poisonous to Pets


Dogs and cats are commonly poisoned by drugs intended for humans, and several foods are uniquely toxic to dogs, said Dr. Karyn L. Bischoff, a veterinarian and toxicologist with the New York State Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University. Dr. Bischoff listed canine food risks including the artificial sweetener xylitol, macadamia nuts, onions, garlic, leeks and chives. Grapes and raisins sometimes pose a threat; since the consequence could be life-threatening kidney failure, she said, “why would you take the risk?”

Read more info here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/05/science/poisonous-to-pets.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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