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12 Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill Your Dog

Sadly, bacon is one of them.

2. Onions
2. Onions
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Cooked or raw, onions contain thiosulphate, a substance that causes your dog’s red blood cells to burst in a condition called hemolytic anemia.

Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, breathlessness, and lethargy; it could take two to four days for them to become noticeable.

You also put your dog at risk if you give her certain foods that are made with onions, like pizza or tomato sauce, which could trigger the same reaction.



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