8 Foods that are Dangerous to Dogs

Avocados contains a toxin called persim Excessive amounts can be fatal (the Guatemalan variety, a common one found in stores, appears to be the most problematic).

Alcohol contains ethanol, Which is toxic to dogs; alcohol can even be fatal, depending on the quantity ingested dogs are far more sensitive to ethanol than humans are.

When raw bread dough is ingested, your dog's warm, moist tummy causes the yeast to multiply and the dough to expand; as the yeast multiplies.

Dogs are more sensitive to the effects Of caffeine than people and smaller dogs are at a higher risk for caffeine poisoning because smaller amounts can cause problems. Things that include caffeine: coffee, tea, soda, diet pills, over-the-counter pills.

The compounds in Chocolate that cause toxicosis are caffeine and theobromine, Which belong to a group Of chemicals called methylxanthines.

Grapes and raisins can cause acute (sudden) kidney failure in dogs. Dogs of any age, breed, or gender can be affected, however, kidney failure is not seen in all dogs after ingestion of grapes or raisins.

The Allium family (onions. garlic, leeks, shallots, scallions, and chives) contain compounds that are poisonous to dogs. Concentrated forms, such as dehydrated onions and garlic powder etc. can be more dangerous, so check labels!

Salmon poisoning disease (SPD) is an often fatal condition, occurring when a dog eats raw salmon that is infected with the Neorickettsia helminthoeca parasite.