Top 10 Foods That Are Bad For Dogs

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If you own a dog, you know that the instant something that smells like food falls on the floor, your dog is all over it. In fact, it might not even have to smell edible for your pooch to want to see for himself if can make a tasty meal. And while most of the time you don’t mind your dog Hoovering your spills (hey, anything to have less to clean up!), there are a few morsels that can be deadly or cause serious illness when ingested by your pooch. In those cases, you’ll have to wrestle your pooch to get that stolen bite out, rather than risk adverse effects, which often include severe health issues.

While most human foods won’t be fatal to a dog, there are exceptions. Some human foods can cause issues if given on a regular basis, others could wreak havoc in a matter of minutes after that first bite. Needless to say, it’s important for every dog parent to know which foods are OK and which are a big no-no, to make sure their pooch is not accidentally at risk. And having in mind how devious pooches can be when it comes to stealing your food, even if you never give your pet the food from your plate, it’s still good to be informed.

For all those hungry pooches out there, we’ve put together a list of dangerous foods they should never nibble on. Check out our top 10 foods that are bad for dogs you’ll commonly find around your home.

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