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Why shouldn't dogs eat garlic and onions?

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Garlic and onions have a chemical that breaks down into a substance that damages the red blood cells of dogs. A 10-pound dog could die from eating just half an onion.

Other ingredients, such as onion powder or juice, can also be harmful.

From: Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Gugler, K. July 2012. Compendium: Continuing education for veterinarians,

Kovalkovicova, N. September 2009. Interdisciplinary toxicology,

FDA: "No bones about it: Bones are unsafe for your dog."

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on May 09, 2019

SOURCES:

Gugler, K. July 2012. Compendium: Continuing education for veterinarians,

Kovalkovicova, N. September 2009. Interdisciplinary toxicology,

FDA: "No bones about it: Bones are unsafe for your dog."

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on May 09, 2019

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