WRAL: Unexpected foods that are toxic to pets
The summer season means excitement, travel and most of all delicious foods gracing our tables. With so many tasty treats to be had this summer, you would be forgiven if you are inclined to give Fido a nibble or two from the table. But owners beware, some summer treats aren’t just unhealthy — they can be toxic.
Read on to learn some of the most common summer foods your furry friends should avoid.
That’s right. The epitome of summer chip dips might be a superfood for you, but to your pets it can be dangerous. According to the American Kennel Club, avocados contain persin, a substance toxic to dogs and many other animals. Onions, garlic and salt are also toxic to dogs, so keep that guacamole to yourself.