What substances are toxic for my pet?
Different foods, plants, and substances are toxic for different pets (e.g. something toxic for a cat may not be toxic for a dog, and vice versa). Click here for a list of pet toxins from the Pet Poison Helpline to find out what is toxic for your pet.
What common foods are toxic for my pet?
- Grapes or raisins
- Garlic, Chinese chive, or anything from the Allium vegetable family
- Onions (from the Allium family but they deserve their own line here!)
- Macadamia nuts
- Xylitol (found in chewing gum, many sugar-free baked goods, and some peanut butters)
- Bones of any type
- Raw fish and bones
- Peaches with the pit or any stone fruit
- Moldy cheese or nuts
- Yeast dough
- Prescription and non-prescription drugs and medications
If you think your pet may have ingested something potentially toxic to them, call our 24/7 emergency number 905-855-2100 right away.
If are bringing your pet to an emergency veterinary hospital because of something they ate, try to bring in a sample to help the vet more quickly determine the right treatment.