Will three grapes hurt my dog?

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No, dogs cannot eat peeled or seedless grapes or raisins—which are dried grapes—and they are not safe in any amount.

The exact cause of toxicity in dogs after they ingest a grape is not known, nor is the amount.

Some dogs may suffer more severe reactions than others.

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Grapes and raisins can cause rapid kidney failure.

While it varies between dogs, symptoms may not show up in them.

Other than kidney failure, dogs can also develop vomiting or diarrhea as well as a lethargic state.

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While grapes don't cause humans any harm, they can cause acute kidney failure in dogs, and even possibly in cats.

I have had people tell me, "Well, he only ate 2 or 3 grapes," or "Well, he got into some trail mix with raisins, but there weren't many in it."

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While grapes don't cause humans any harm, they can cause acute kidney failure in dogs, and even possibly in cats.

Despite recent research, the exact agent in grapes that causes the toxicity is still unknown.

Current theories suggest that the fleshy portion of the grape, rather than the seed, is the toxic culprit.

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Indeed, the toxic dose varies widely between individual dogs.

However, one sad is recorded of a 9kg dog passing away after the ingestion of just four or five grapes.

[1] Only a few grapes can do a great deal of damage, so don't assume that by only giving one or two your dog will be safe.

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Grapes and raisins can cause rapid kidney failure.

While it varies between dogs, symptoms may not show up in them.

Other than kidney failure, dogs can also develop vomiting or diarrhea as well as a lethargic state.

Dogs will also develop dehydration and lack of appetite.

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Yes, both grapes and raisins (dried grapes) are toxic to dogs.

The type of grape doesn't matter.

It can be green, red, commercially grown or from your backyard.

The source of the toxicity is unknown, but what is known is that dogs have become ill and died from ingesting grapes and raisins.

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Grapes and raisins can be extremely toxic to dogs. They can cause rapid kidney failure, which can ultimately be fatal ( 12 ). The toxic compounds in grapes are still unknown, but even small amounts can make your dog sick.
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