Onions and garlic are toxic to dogs and cats

By December 14, 2017True or False

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It is best to avoid giving any vegetable from the onion or garlic family. They cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and destruction of red blood cells which, depending on quantity consumed, leads to severe anemia. For more complete information, you can read the following article on our resources page in the pet health section: “Onion, Garlic, Chive, and Leek Toxicity in Dogs.”

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