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Vet Blog | Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic: Poisonous Foods for Pets

Certain foods can be highly toxic for dogs and cats. In some cases they can actually lead to death. The following foods may be dangerous to your pet:
•Alcoholic beverages
•Apple seeds
•Apricot pits
•Cherry pits
•Candy (particularly chocolate—which is toxic to dogs, cats, and ferrets—and any candy containing the toxic sweetener Xylitol)
•Coffee (grounds, beans, and chocolate-covered espresso beans)
•Gum (can cause blockages and sugar free gums may contain the toxic sweetener Xylitol)
•Hops (used in home beer brewing)
•Macadamia nuts
•Moldy foods
•Mushroom plants
•Mustard seeds
•Onions and onion powder
•Peach pits
•Potato leaves and stems (green parts)
•Rhubarb leaves
•Tea (because it contains caffeine)
•Tomato leaves and stems (green parts)
•Xylitol (artificial sweetener that is toxic to pets)
•Yeast dough