It’s hard to resist sharing food with a dog, but while some human foods are safe in small doses, others are absolutely dangerous to dogs.

Keep closets and counter tops empty, get help taking care of your dog if you’re going to be away for long periods of time, and keep a pet first-aid kit on hand in case of any surprises.

Here is a list of toxic human food for dogs, for example popcorn alone made with hot air, without salt or butter, may be fine in small amounts only; avocado is not good except in non-cereal dog food with a little added; macadamia nuts can cause vomiting, ataxia, weakness and depression, grapes are one of the most toxic fruits for furry. Garlic and onions belong to the genus Allium, plants of this genus damage red blood cells, decrease the flow of oxygen and can also cause anemia, which in turn can cause organ damage; Unripe tomatoes and tomato plants contain a toxin called solanine that can cause gastrointestinal upset, lethargy, weakness, and confusion; caffeine is a powerful stimulant that can cause vomiting, diarrhea, increased thirst, restlessness, and an increased heart rate in pets; dairy products in abundance can cause constipation or diarrhea in the short term and, in the long term, obesity and gastrointestinal problems; especially pay close attention to xylitol intake as it causes life-threatening hypoglycemia.

Some human foods are safe for dogs, such as lean meats, carrot sticks, and many fruits and vegetables. If your dog is not lactose intolerant, he can also enjoy plain Greek yogurt or cottage cheese in small amounts. There’s no problem giving your dog a bite of your food every now and then, but you should avoid certain products for the sake of their health.

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