There are many foods that are toxic to your dog that are not commonly known to the public. Some may only cause digestive upset whereas others can be potentially fatal.


Toxic foods and substances include:

  • chocolate
  • garlic
  • grapes and raisins
  • apple seeds
  • alcoholic drinks
  • caffeine
  • mushrooms
  • onions
  • tobacco
  • potato
  • candy and chewing gum
  • avacado
  • macadamia nuts

Changes to some peanut butter brands to reduce the sugar content has meant that xylitol is being used as a sweetener.  Xylitol is deadly to dogs so please read the label if your dog has peanut butter.


If you have any concerns about something your pet has eaten contact us on 8382 3700

or the 24 hour Poisons Hotline on 13 11 26