Worst 20 Human Foods For Your Dog
4. Macadamia nuts
Macadamia nuts are very healthy for humans. They have the highest amount of monounsaturated fats of any known seed and contain approximately 22% omega-7palmitoleic acid, which has biological effects similar to monounsaturated fat.
They also contain protein, carbohydrate, and dietary fiber, as well as calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, selenium, iron, thiamine, riboflavin andniacin.
However, we must warn you that these delicious Hawaiian nuts can be dangerous to dogs, though usually not fatal.
A dog that has eaten macadamia nuts could experience weakness in his legs and even suffer tremors for up to 48 hours. So if you notice these symptoms, rush your dog to the vet immediately.
If you don’t have Macadamia nuts in your houses, be careful when visiting friends and relatives who might like them. This bit of additional effort can save your pet a lot of trouble and pain. We are certain that he would do the same thing for you.
Like grapes, it is also unknown which toxin causes macadamia nut poisoning.
Additionally, some dogs will experience health problems after eating them, while others will not, so it really depends on the dog and how he copes with it. The exact amount that causes health problems can significantly vary from dog to dog as well, usually depending on size.
If your dog develops any symptom of food poisoning, take him to your veterinarian immediately. These signs include vomiting, tremors, hyperthermia and the inability to walk.