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Foods that can make your pet sick

Don't feed your furry friend these items



Sources: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and The Humane Society of the United States

• Alcohol

• Apple seeds

• Avocado

• Baking powder

• Baking soda

• Bones and fat from meats

• Caffeine

• Candy, gum and drinks containing the sweetener Xylitol

• Chives

• Chocolate containing theobromine (found in most chocolate)

• Citrus

• Coconut, coconut oil and coconut water

• Dairy products

• Fruits with pits including apricots, cherries, peaches, persimmons and plums

• Garlic

• Grapes and raisins

• Hops

• Leaves of mushroom, potato, rhubarb and tomato plants

• Medications for humans

• Mustard seeds

• Nuts including almonds, macadamia, pecans and walnuts

• Onions

• Raw eggs


• Raw meat and fish

• Raw potatoes

• Salt

• Spices

• Sugary foods and drinks

• Yeast dough

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