Contains substances called theobromine and caffeine, which can be toxic to dogs and cats. Dark chocolate and cocoa powder are particularly dangerous.
Can cause kidney failure in some dogs, even in small amounts.
Contain compounds that can damage red blood cells and cause anemia. This includes all forms of onions and garlic, whether raw, cooked, or powdered.
An artificial sweetener often found in sugar-free gum, candies, and some baked goods. It can lead to rapid insulin release, causing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), seizures, and liver failure.
Even small amounts can cause intoxication, leading to vomiting, loss of coordination, and potentially life-threatening conditions.
Cooked bones can splinter and cause choking hazards, as well as potentially damage the digestive tract.
Found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, and some medications. Like chocolate, caffeine can cause restlessness, rapid breathing, heart palpitations, and even death.
Contains a substance called persin, which can be toxic to some animals. While mild in most cases, it can cause stomach upset and more severe reactions in some pets.