Things to have at home.
- Bowls for food and water – Stainless steel is easier to keep cleaner than plastic.
- Chew toys , Collar , Crate, Food – Get a medium-priced brand if possible.
- The really cheap stuff can be unhealthy. ID tag – Collar tags, leash, rawhides
- Good quality brush depending on the dogs – whether it is long coat or short coat.
- A steel comb with wide/narrow tooth.
- Cotton wool to clean the eyes and ears.
- Water magnet cloth or clean towel to absorb water – to dry the dogs after bath.
- Good quality shampoo with a PH level to suit your dogs’ coat condition. Conditioner.
Top 10 Toxins in the Kitchen
- Xylitli (sugar-free chewing gum)
- Caffeine (coffee, tea)
- Fatty scraps
- Macadamia nuts
- Unbaked yeast bread dough
- Table salt
DO NOT GIVES
The leaves, seeds, fruit, and bark contain persin, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea.
Bones from fish, poultry, or other meat
Can cause obstruction or laceration of the digestive system.
Generally too high in protein and fats.
Chocolate, coffee, tea, and other caffeine
Contain caffeine, theobromine, or theophylline, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea and be toxic to the heart and nervous systems.
Citrus oil extracts
Can cause vomiting.
Can cause pancreatitis.
Fish (raw, canned or cooked)
If fed exclusively or in high amounts can result in a thiamine (a B vitamin) deficiency leading to loss of appetite, seizures, and in severe cases, death.
Grapes, raisins and currants
Contain an unknown toxin, which can damage the kidneys. There have been no problems associated with grape seed extract. Hops Unknown compound causes panting, increased heart rate, elevated temperature, seizures, and death.
Human vitamin supplements containing iron
Can damage the lining of the digestive system and be toxic to the other organs including the liver and kidneys.
Contain an unknown toxin, which can affect the digestive and nervous systems and muscle.
Milk and other dairy products
Some adult dogs and cats may develop diarrhea if given large amounts of dairy products.
Can contain toxins, which may affect multiple systems in the body, cause shock, and result in death.
Onions and garlic (raw, cooked, or powder)
Contain sulfoxides and disulfides, which can damage red blood cells and cause anemia. Cats are more susceptible than dogs. Garlic is less toxic than onions.
Seeds can cause intestinal obstruction and enteritis.
Pits from peaches and plums
Can cause obstruction of the digestive tract.
Contain an enzyme called avidin, which decreases the absorption of biotin (a B vitamin). This can lead to skin and hair coat problems. Raw eggs may also contain Salmonella.
May contain bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea.*
Contain oxalates, which can affect the digestive, nervous, and urinary systems.
If eaten in large quantities it may lead to electrolyte imbalances.