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TOXIC To Your Pet


Toxin – Ethanol

Amount – Even in small doses

Symptoms – Drunken behaviour, trouble breathing, cardiac arrest


Toxin – Persin

Amount – Moderate to significant

Symptoms – Diarrhea, vomiting or constipation


Toxin – Theobromine, Theophylline

Amount – 6-9oz milk chocolate for 20lb dog. Less than 6oz of dark

Symptoms – Vomiting, seizures, trouble breathing, arrhythmia


Toxin – Caffeine

Amount – 150mg per kg of body weight

Symptoms – Restlessness, vomiting, tremors, arrhythmia, seizures


Toxin – Specific unknown toxin

Amount – 19g per kg of body weight

Symptom – Vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, kidney failure


Toxin – Xylitol

Amount – Any exposure

Symptoms – Vomiting, lethargy, tremors, seizures, liver failure

Macadamia Nuts

Toxin – Specific Unknown Toxin

Amount – As little as 6 nuts

Symptoms – Tremors, paralysis, vomiting, weakness

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