Will dog food make cats sick?

Asked By: Casper Cole
Date created: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 2:03 PM
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An occasional bite of dog food won't hurt your cat. But dog food is not a substitute for cat food. They do have many of the same ingredients. But cat food is specially formulated for a cat's needs, which include more protein as well as certain vitamins and fatty acids.
Answered By: Duane Kunde
Date created: Tue, Mar 9, 2021 4:06 PM
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But she points out that with some dogs, even as a rare delicacy, cat food can cause problems because dogs aren't designed to have such a protein-dense diet.

"Some dogs will get an upset stomach — vomiting, diarrhea — from eating cat food, while some other dogs with a tougher stomach can handle cat food," she says.

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The 7 foods most likely to make your pet sick

  • A number of common foods can be toxic for pets. istockphoto.
  • Chocolate, coffee and caffeine. Chocolate, coffee and caffeine can be toxic for pets.
  • Onions, chives, garlic and leeks. Onions and related plant species can make dogs and cats sick.
  • Alcohol.
  • Grapes and raisins.
  • Hops.
  • Macadamia nuts.
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The 7 foods most likely to make your pet sick

  1. A number of common foods can be toxic for pets. istockphoto.
  2. Chocolate, coffee and caffeine. Chocolate, coffee and caffeine can be toxic for pets.
  3. Onions, chives, garlic and leeks. Onions and related plant species can make dogs and cats sick.
  4. Alcohol.
  5. Grapes and raisins.
  6. Hops.
  7. Macadamia nuts.
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They can produce toxins (such as microcystins and anatoxins) that affect people, livestock and pets that swim in and drink from the algae-contaminated water.

Blue-green algae grow and colonize to form "blooms" that give the water a blue-green appearance or a "pea soup" like color.

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Yes, dogs can eat bananas, among many other things.

bananas have plenty of benefits, so it's safe for your dog to eat a banana as long as it's in moderation.

bananas are filled with potassium, vitamin B and C, fiber, copper, and manganese.

That's why dogs can eat Bananas as a treat, not on a regular basis.

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In fact, it is a very healthy snack for dogs! Also, the potassium found in bananas is not that well tolerated in dogs in large amounts.

If your dog eats too many bananas, monitor him/her closely.

In case your dog shows any symptoms such as diarrhea or constipation, vomiting, etc.

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Its not so common knowledge that even small amounts of alcohol, especially in smaller dogs and cats, can cause life-threatening toxicity which is why we want to lap up the suds a little and dive into exactly why beer is poisonous to your lively little bud and how you know if your dog does in fact have alcohol poisoning

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