Common Items Dangerous To All Pets
LAUNDRY DRYER SHEETS Fabric softeners contain cationic detergents. These detergents have the potential to cause significant signs like drooling, vomiting, oral and esophageal ulcers and fever. These clinical signs do require treatment by a veterinarian. Oral ulcers can develop if a pet chews on a new, unused dryer sheet. If an animal ingests enough sheets, used or dry, an intestinal blockage may occur. ASPCA
LAUNDRY DETERGENT PODS pods pose serious dangers to pets if ingested. These small, often brightly colored pods are branded as a convenient alternative to traditional liquid or powder detergents. Unfortunately, they may be tempting to our furry friends. These pods contain detergents that can cause significant stomach upset and irritation to an animal’s upper airway if ingested. ASPCA
MEDICATIONS Keep human and pet medications separate. Although humans and pets often take the same kinds of medicines, many are dangerous if given to the wrong species. Your heart medication can harm your dog. His arthritis medication can harm you! Store human and pet drugs separately. Label the storage sites clearly as human, dog, cat, etc. VCA Hospitals
YEAST DOUGH – Don’t spoil your pet’s holiday by giving them access to raw yeast bread dough. When a cat ingests raw bread dough, the yeast continues to convert the sugars in the dough to carbon dioxide gas and alcohol. This can result in bloated drunken pets, which could become a life-threatening emergency, requiring hospitalization. ASPCA
XYLITOL is extremely toxic & can be deadly for dogs and horses, according to the FDA. Often found in foods for diabetics, sugar free gum, ‘skinny’ ice cream, breath mints and baked goods. Symptoms of xylitol poisoning in dogs include vomiting, followed by decreased activity, weakness, staggering, incoordination, collapse and seizures. FDA
ChomChom Roller Pet Hair Remover By simply moving the pet hair roller back and forth, you immediately track and pick up cat hairs and dog hairs embedded deeply in sofas, couches, beds, carpets, blankets, comforters and more.
Doggie Dailies Glucosamine for Dogs By simply moving the pet hair roller back and forth, you immediately track and pick up cat hairs and dog hairs embedded deeply in sofas, couches, beds, carpets, blankets, comforters and more.
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