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6 Human Foods That Are Toxic and Potentially Fatal for Your Pets — Can You Name Them?

Many people are shocked because this list contains new surprises. Some sicken certain pets while others slide by unscathed. And sometimes symptoms don't show up till days later, by which time you fail to connect the dots. Know them, name them and avoid letting your pets have them.

foods that cause pet deaths

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • Italian researchers published a study listing the human foods that cause the greatest number of pet poisonings worldwide
  • The list includes chocolate, allium-containing plants, macadamia nuts, grapes/raisins, products containing the sweetener xylitol and ethanol (alcohol)
  • If your dog or cat ingests a toxic food or substance, time is of the essence — get your pet to your veterinarian or the nearest emergency animal hospital immediately

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