Today is National Coffee Day! According to Fortune, 59% of Americans drink a daily cup of coffee daily. However, coffee/caffeine is toxic for dogs and cats.
Besides coffee, coffee grounds and coffee beans, other sources of caffeine in your house include:
- Energy Drinks
- Weightlifter Supplements
- OTC Pills (example NoDoz)
- Diet Pills
Signs/Symptoms to watch for include:
- Elevated Heart Rate
- Abnormal Heart Rhythms
- Possible Death
The best thing you can do if you dog or cat consumes anything from the list above is to immediately induce vomiting and immediately call your veterinarian.
If you have any question feel free to call you veterinarian or the Pet Poison Helpline at 855-764-7661. The are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
*We, here, at Spencer the Goldendoodle are not professionals. We are not a veterinarian or dog trainers. If you have a medical emergency or questions regarding your pet's health, please seek veterinary attention.
Today I'm joining the Tasty Tuesday Blog Hop hosted by Kol's Notes and Sugar the Golden Retriever.