8 Human Foods Dogs Can’t Eat, According to Vets

Chocolate: Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, which are toxic to dogs and can lead to seizures or even death.

Grapes and Raisins: Even small amounts of grapes or raisins can cause kidney failure in dogs.

Onions and Garlic: These can lead to gastrointestinal problems, anemia, and organ damage in dogs.

Xylitol: This artificial sweetener is found in many sugar-free gums and candies and can cause a rapid insulin release in dogs, leading to hypoglycemia and liver failure.

Alcohol: Even a small amount of alcohol can cause intoxication, leading to vomiting, diarrhea, breathing difficulties, and even death in dogs.

Bones: Cooked bones can splinter and cause choking or internal injuries in dogs.

Macadamia Nuts: These nuts can lead to muscle tremors, weakness, and even paralysis in dogs.

Foods High in Salt: Excessive salt intake can lead to sodium ion poisoning in dogs, resulting in symptoms like excessive thirst, urination, vomiting, and diarrhea.