Four Foods Unsafe for Canine Consumption

Grapes + Raisins

Some dogs consume grapes with no ill effects while others develop kidney failure within 24 hours of eating them.

Macadamia Nuts

Dogs develop vomiting and weakness after eating macadamia nuts. Most dogs recover in 12-48 hours but some dogs need veterinary supportive care.


Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine which can cause heart failure. Baking chocolate and dark chocolate contain higher amounts of toxins.


Xylitol is a sweetener found in sugar-free products like lollies and baked goods It causes low blood glucose in dogs and may also cause liver damage.