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These are the foods you shouldn’t feed your dog this Christmas

Christmas food can be the highlight of the seasonal period, but if you have dogs in the house then there are certain popular festive foods that could make them ill.

These are seven foods you should avoid giving to your pooch this Christmas, according to pet food experts at Canagan. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.

The ethanol in alcohol can hit an animals bloodstream faster than humans. If consumed, dogs may seem drowsy and unsteady on their feet, and in more severe cases theres a risk of seizures and respiratory failure.

5. Alcohol

The ethanol in alcohol can hit an animals bloodstream faster than humans. If consumed, dogs may seem drowsy and unsteady on their feet, and in more severe cases theres a risk of seizures and respiratory failure.
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High fat content in nuts can cause vomiting and diarrhoea in dogs. You should not feed your pooch macadamia nuts or black walnuts. Macadamias can cause weakness, lethargy, vomiting, tremors and an increased body temperature.

6. Nuts

High fat content in nuts can cause vomiting and diarrhoea in dogs. You should not feed your pooch macadamia nuts or black walnuts. Macadamias can cause weakness, lethargy, vomiting, tremors and an increased body temperature.
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A blue cheese like roquefort contains fungus harboring a substance called roquefortine C. In extreme cases, dogs can develop muscle tremors and seizures which can last up to two days.

7. Blue cheese

A blue cheese like roquefort contains fungus harboring a substance called roquefortine C. In extreme cases, dogs can develop muscle tremors and seizures which can last up to two days.
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