SoCal Schnauzers

Some foods that are considered suitable for people can be hazardous for pets. The list below highlights some of the most common foods that can be dangerous to animals.

This list is not an exhaustive one, and any decision to provide your pet with food not explicitly intended for animals should always be discussed with your veterinarian or pet nutritionist. For more information on foods that could be unsafe for pets, visit the ASPCA's "People Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pets" page.


The following foods may be dangerous to your pet.

Alcoholic beverages 
Apple seeds 
Apricot pits 
Avocados
Cherry pits
Candy (mainly chocolate—which is toxic to dogs, cats, and ferrets—and any candy containing the poisonous sweetener Xylitol) 
Coffee (grounds, beans, and chocolate-covered espresso beans)
Garlic
Grapes 
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) 
Raisins 
Rhubarb leaves 
Salt 
Tea (because it contains caffeine) 
Tomato leaves and stems (green parts) 
Walnuts 
Xylitol (artificial sweetener that is toxic to pets)
Yeast dough

Foods That Are Toxic To Dogs

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