Worst 20 Human Foods For Your Dog

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Most dogs love nothing more than when their owner gives them a bite of food from their plate. For us as owners, it sometimes takes quite a bit of self-control not to do so. And really, most of the food we eat ourselves will be just as delicious and nutritious for your four-legged friend.

Unfortunately, there are also foods that we enjoy but which might be quite dangerous for canines due to the differences in our digestive tracts and other biological traits. There are foods that might cause some discomfort in dogs, but there are also those that are outright fatal for them.

In short, the following foods are never to be given to your canine friend

 

1. Chocolate

This is something that even little kids know – you do not give chocolate to a dog. We almost feel silly having to write this, but for the unlikely eventuality that there is actually someone out there who owns a dog and wonders if they should give their dog chocolate, we have to tell them no. Never.

The main reason why chocolate is the worst treat you can give to a dog is a compound known as theobromine which is found in chocolate, especially in dark chocolate. The dogs lack the ability to metabolize this compound and it can lead to serious health problems and even death.

If you notice that your dog is vomiting, having seizures, tremors or diarrhea, these may be signs of chocolate poisoning. It can lead to respiratory failure and cardiac arrest which usually ends in death.

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