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Dangerous and poisonous

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(source : peteducation.com)

Anti poison centre Belgium 070/245.245

 

 

If your dog has eaten something poisonous and you are immediately there or within 2 hours, you must mak your dog vomit, but first of all call your vet !! he or she will tell you what to do.

If you must make your dog vomit, make sure it is recommended to do so.  Don't make your dog vomit in the next cases :

- more then 2 hours after taking the poisonous product.

- when the product is a sour, alkali, solvent or petrol product, it makes as much damage in

  coming up as going down.

- when your dog is in a coma or depressed.

 

To make your dog vomit :

 

- 1 teaspoon hydro peroxide for 15 kg bodyweight; do it once and repeat after 10 minutes; max 3 times ! some dogs drewl a lot and look very miserable before vomiting.

- to 1 teaspoon salt way back on the toung or solved in water;  don't repeat this !!!!It can also be done with dry mustard powder.

 

You can also give your dog active carbon or toasted bread (well burned, crushed in the

hand) can be used

 

! ! ! BUT FIRST CALL YOUR VET  ! ! ! !

 

The next list contains poisonous product or plants that can be found in and around the house, it is not complete but if you are not sure call the anti-poisonous centre Belgium 070/245.245

 

Poisonous products in the house and garden :

 

- cleaning products and desinfection products.

- pine oils

- bleachproducts

- washing products

- mott balls

- aceton

- deodorant, shamppo, parfums

- sunmilk and other make up products

- all medicines unless prescribed by vet

- sigarettes and other tabacco products

- matches

- lighter with gasoline

- anti freeze products

- insecticides

- furtilisers

- rat poison

- terpentine, kerosine, wax, gasoline, paint, paintthinner

- lead

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poisonous plants

 

A-B

Aloe Vera
Amaryllis
Apple (seeds)
Apricot (pit)
Arrowhead
Asparagus Fern
Avocado
Autumn Crocus
Azalea

Baneberry
Begonia
Bird of Paradise
Black Locust
Black Walnut
Bleeding Heart
Boston Ivy

 

C

Caladium
California Poppy
Calla Lily
Carnation
Castor Bean
Ceriman
Cherry (seeds, wilting leaves, and pit)
Chinese Evergreen
Chives
Christmas Rose
Chrysanthemum
Clematis
Corn Plant
Crocus
Croton
Crown of Thorns
Crown Vetch
Cyclamen

 

D-F

Daffodil Delphinium
Devil's Ivy
Dicentra
Dieffenbachia
Donkey Tail
Dumb Cane
Dutchman's Breeches

Easter Lily
Elderberry
Elephant Ears
English Ivy
Eucalyptus

Fiddle-leaf Fig
Florida Beauty
Four O'Clock
Foxglove
Foxtail
Fruit Salad Plant

 

G-I

German Ivy
Gladiola

Hemlock
Holly
Honeysuckle
Hurricane Plant
Hyacinth
Hydrangea

Iris
Ivy

 

J-L

Jack in the Pulpit
Japanese Yew
Jerusalem Cherry
Jimson Weed
Jonquil

Kalanchoe

Lamb's quarter
Lantana
Larkspur
Laurel
Lily
Lily of the Valley
Lobelia
Locoweed
Lords-and-Ladies
Lupine

 

M-N

Marigold (Marsh Marigold)
Marijuana
Mayapple
Mexican Breadfruit
Milkweed
Mistletoe
Monkshood
Morning Glory
Mother-in-Law plant
Mother-in-Law's Tongue
Mountain Laurel
Mushrooms

Narcissus
Nephthytis
Nightshade

 

O-P

Oak Tree (buds and acorns)
Oleander
Onion

Peace Lily
Peach (wilting leaves and pits)
Pencil Tree
Philodendron
Pigweed
Poinsettia
Poison Ivy
Poison Hemlock
Poison Oak
Poison Sumac
Poppy
Potato (all green parts)
Pothos
Precatory Bean

 

Q-S

Rhododendron
Rhubarb
Ribbon Cactus
Rubber Tree

Sago Palm
Schefflera
Shamrock Plant
Snake Plant
Snow on the Mountain
Sorghum
Star of Bethlehem
Stinging Nettle
Stinkweed
Swiss Cheese Plant

 

T-V

Taro Vine
Toadstools
Tobacco
Tomato Plant (entire plant except ripe fruit)

Umbrella Tree

W-Z

Water Hemlock
Weeping Fig
Wisteria

 

Poisonous food

 

-   CHOCOLATE : contains caffeine  en theombromine , 2 compounds that a dog digestivesystem can't deal with, they go round in an endless circle in the body, till it get finally poisoned.

     (Symptoms occur with the ingestion of 45 mg per pound of body weight. Theobromine deaths have been reported after ingestion of 52 mg per pound of body weight).   The  different types of chocolate, contains amounts of these compounds. Milkchocolate is less

     poisoning then pure chocolate. (this is the same for coca cola, coffee and thea)

 

-   tablescraps that has to be avoided : duck, wildroast, pig- and calksmeat are all to fat

    for the digestive system ofthedog.  SPiced food like ham are likely to upset the dogs stumach.  Boiled chickenbones, turkeybones or steakbones are too fragile and scharp (can cause perforations)

-   Raw fish, dogs can get "salmon poisoningdiseas" if they eat raw with parasites contained fish from creeks or rivers.

-   ognions, raw, boiled or even dried have a toxic effect on the dog and cat.

-   appricots, avocado's, garlic, mushrooms, nutmuscat, peaches, rabarb, spinach, tonsils, potatoleaves, tomato and his leaves and carrots, ...

-    All alcohol containing drinks

-    plastic wrappings and alumniumfoil.  Dogs eat this because of the foodsscraps that are on them. The wrapping can cause suffocation or intestineblockades with internal bleedings

-    nuts : wallnuts are poisonous to dogs and are to avoid.  In particular there is a fungus that is often seen in these nuts (specially with wet dead walnuts) and that can cause serious periods of illness.  A lot of the nuts aren't good for dogs in general, their high fosfor containage is to be assumed to cause kidneyproblems and gallblatter stones.

-   potatoes : potato poisoning is seen as wel in dogs as in humans.  Raw potatoes, especially the pealings are very toxic for a dog.  Brussels sprouts too.

-   Remark :  boiles or mashed potatoes are good for a dog, even very nutricious BUT not spiced with anything at all. Just boiled

-   Turkeyskin is assumed to cause acute pancreatis in dogs.

 

 

Also pay attention by cold weather

 

-         unthercooling :  If your dog is exposed to extreme cold or it is cold and wet at the same time for longer periods, there is a chance for unthercooling.  If your dogs temperature is below 34C call your vet immediately.  Small or shorthaired dogs must wear a protection sweater if they have to go outside.  Look if your dog is shaking or uncomfortable if he is outside in the winter.

- frozen chain burnwounds.  Dogs that have a metal chain when outside in very cold weather can get burningswounds on their skin.

- chemics for melting ice and even salt, both used to clear paths and streets can cause severe burningwounds on the footpads of your dog. If your dog is exposed to these products clean his feeth very carefully !! Watch also out that he doesn't eat from it !!

- anti-freeze or ethyleen glycol is very attractive to dogs and cats because of it sweet taste.  If your pet has eaten from this product, even a small amount CALL YOUR VET IMMEDIATELY !! 

HOT WEATHER

overheating.  Dogs that are in a vehicule that is pourely ventilated or notventilated at all or even in rooms that aren't properly ventilated can have overheating, dogs in full sun also of course.  It can cause exhaustion or a sun burn. Othercause of these are : heavy training with hot weather with lack of fresh water or lack of shade.  The signs that your dog is suffering from the heat are : a fast and difficult breathing, a body temperature above 39C, extreme drewling, clear red toung and mouth, possible vomitting, diarrea and/or coma or unanswered behaviour.

 

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