- Not a substitute for professional veterinary help.
No. Onions and garlic belong to the Allium plant family, and are toxic to dogs in any form, whether fresh, cooked, dried, or powdered. Allium plants damage dogs’ red blood cells, decreasing oxygen flow, and can also lead to anaemia, which may cause organ damage. So think twice before you slip your dog an onion ring!
Symptoms to Watch For
- Increased body temperature
- Rapid breathing
For More Information
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