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Did you know grapes/raisins are toxic for dogs?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by hinkjc, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Missouri chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so are onions, caffine and chocolate.
     
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    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    My older brother feeds my dog raisins after I told them they were poison. Oh boy.
     
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    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yeah, I knew about caffeine and chocolate, but never heard of that with grapes before. Our last lab lived for 14 years with grapes as a treat. We've always used fruit as a treat with our labs to keep they're weights good. When the vet told me this I was shocked and surprised that we never heard it before. I know we won't feed them anymore, but wonder why it didn't affect our older dog. The vet did say they weren't certain, but it seemed like pretty good odds since the dogs that were dying had also consumed grapes/raisins.

    Jody
     

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