A pet is sometimes just like a toddler, and left alone they will explore every inch of the house. In light of that fact, if you are planning to adopt and especially if you have not had a pet in the household before take note of these common household items that can harm your new pet.

    • Chocolate
    • Coffee/coffee grounds
    • Raisins and grapes
    • Cooked bones can splinter and cause internal injuries
    • Avocado
    • Onions and onion powder
    • Macadamia nuts
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Prescription drugs, Always keep well out of reach
    • Fabric softener sheets dogs and cats love to play with these, but they’re toxic
    • Fertilizer and plant food
    • Antifreeze smells sweet, so pets love to lick it out of a puddle on
      the street, too

When in doubt, assume something is poisonous for your pet. Better safe than
sorry!