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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Raisins and dogs do not mix

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Raisins and dogs do not mix

Even in small quantities, grapes and prunes can be toxic to dogs. Dogs that have ingested large amounts of grapes and raisins have had acute kidney failure.

With kidney failure, a pet’s ability to produce urine decreases, limiting the ability to filter toxins out of his system. Unfortunately, the reason for kidney failure and the amount of grapes or raisins necessary to be toxic to pets is unknown, so all cases of ingestion have the potential to be grave. Depending on the size of the dog, as few as four grapes or chocolate-covered raisins can have an adverse effect on your fuzzy friend

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