Toxic Foods for Pets

Julie Alerts

Common foods in the home you should keep away from your pets

Most Common

Chocolate
(contains theobromine, similar to caffeine, and causes heart arrhythmias and/or death)

Macadamia nuts
(causes severe rear leg weakness and temporary paralysis)

Grapes/Raisins

Pear Seeds Skins & Stems, Plum pits, Peach & Apricot pits, Apple seeds, Persimmons.

Raw Eggs

Raw Fish

Rhubarb Leaves

Potato Leaves & Skins

Tomato Leaves & Skins

Baby Food
(contains onion and garlic)

Alcohol

Almonds

Caffeine
Coffee grounds – often used in gardens as Cocoa Mulch – coffee beans and tea.

Raw Cloves of Garlic
Even though garlic contains thiosulphate like the onion, it appears that it’s much less toxic & large amounts would need to be eaten to cause illness.

Mushrooms

Onions
(raw, cooked and dehydrated: destroys red blood cells and can cause anemia)

Tobacco

Yeast Dough