If your dog is anything like mine, then whenever you sit down to eat he will be right there, begging for any leftovers. It’s very important to know what you can and can’t feed them to keep them healthy and happy. Many kinds of human food, even those that are good for us, are bad for your dog.
The following are 12 foods that your dog should most definitely avoid. Keep in mind that not all dogs are the same, the size and breed of the dog can determine how it will react to the food. That being said, even if your dog has eaten something from this list before and was fine after, it’s better not to feed it to them again to be safe.
Avocado contains a toxin called persin that can have toxic effects on dogs, depending on the breed. A dog that ate an avocado might develop various problems such as an upset stomach, breathing difficulties and fluid buildup in the chest. The pit of the avocado is especially dangerous, it’s often slippery and can be accidentally swallowed whole by the dog.
Yes bacon is meat, yes bacon is delicious, and no you should not give it to your dog. Bacon, and other fatty foods, can lead to pancreatitis in dogs, and you don’t want that. It’s a disease that causes a series of problems with digestion and nutrient absorption.
If bread makes us a bit fat and puffy then you know it’s even worse for your dog. Raw yeast dough from making bread can ferment in a dog’s stomach and after some time, it will become toxic. In addition, yeast dough can also expand in your dog’s stomach or intestines and create a large amount of gas in the digestive system. This will be very painful for your dog and might even lead to a ruptured stomach.