When holiday foods don’t agree with a pet, they often cause vomiting and diarrhea, as well as more unbearable symptoms.
Grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs. They can cause vomiting and diarrhea before shutting down the kidneys.
Garlic, onions, chives, or leeks may spice up stuffing and other side dishes, but they are dangerous for both dogs and cats. These foods damage the membranes of red blood cells, leading to anemia.
After eating onions, pets might experience vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, pale gums, or a high heart rate.
Bones and fats
Poultry bones can splinter and irritate the throat or stomach lining.
How much damage chocolate does depends on a dog’s weight and how much they’ve eaten. Chocolate contains theobromine, a substance similar to caffeine, which, at higher doses, can cause vomiting, diarrhea, an elevated heart rate or blood pressure, and even, rarely, seizures and coma. Another menace is xylitol, an artificial sweetener that sometimes appears in baked goods. It can cause a dangerous drop in blood sugar or, in some dogs, liver failure