According to WebMD, the caffeine in tea is toxic to dogs. There is no sure antidote for caffeine poisoning, so an excessive amount is often fatal. Caffeine is also found in coffee, cocoa, chocolate, sodas, energy drinks, and cold medicines and pain killers for people.Know More
WebMD identifies several symptoms of caffeine poisoning, including restlessness, rapid breathing, heart palpitations, muscle tremors and seizures. The danger depends upon the amount of caffeine consumed and the size of the dog, Banfield Pet Hospital indicates.
Banfield recommends contacting a veterinarian if a dog ingests caffeine. A vet attempts to remove caffeine from a dog's system by inducing vomiting and dosing with activated charcoal to trap the poison.Learn more about Dogs
Ficus trees are toxic to dogs according to the ASPCA. Ingestion causes stomach irritation and vomiting.Full Answer >
According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the hibiscus plant is toxic to dogs, cats and horses. When consumed, the plant can cause vomiting, diarrhea and even nausea.Full Answer >
Several types of lilies are toxic to dogs. Owners must avoid exposing their dogs to the peace lily, calla lily, amaryllis, lily of the valley, autumn crocus and palm lily. Ingestion of these plants can cause gastrointestinal distress, depression, tremors and a loss of appetite.Full Answer >
Acorns are toxic to dogs, probably because of the tannic acid they contain. Eating acorns can damage a dog's liver and kidneys. Eating oak leaves and drinking water in which acorns or oak leaves have soaked can also poison a dog.Full Answer >