Foods that are poisonous to dogs

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 While it's tempting to share our food with our dogs, keep in mind that some items that are acceptable for people may be dangerous to dogs. Because dogs have a distinct metabolism,

1) Avocados
Avocados are poisonous due to a fungicide called persin. Smaller amounts can cause moderate symptoms like vomiting and diarrhoea, but larger quantities can be fatal.

2) Apples
Apples are not dangerous in their flesh, but their seeds contain a toxin called amygdalin. Toxicity requires large amounts and chewing.

3) Garlic
Garlic can kill dogs owing to a thiosulfate component that kills red blood cells. Toxicity from garlic is rare, however some breeds are sensitive.

4) Dairy products
Even though milk and dairy products are high in calcium, they can be harmful to dogs and cause lactose intolerance. This can be very painful for dogs.

5) Macadamia nuts
Pistachios Nuts, especially macadamia nuts, are bad for dogs. Toxic to the point of loss of physiological functions and vomiting.

6) Mustard
Mustard isn't harmful to dogs in tiny doses, but larger dosages can be hazardous. Due of mustard's moderate toxicity, vets commonly use it to induce vomiting when needed.

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