These symptoms could suggest your dog has eaten macadamia nuts.
But in general, nuts aren’t recommended for dogs. In the grand scheme of things, they are much more appropriate for people.
The largest risk comes from . Cashews are often sold in variety packs and containers, especially around the holiday season. This poses a health hazard for your dog, as some nuts, like macadamia nuts, are very toxic. Nuts can also cause obstructions and choking hazards. This is especially problematic in , but larger nuts are dangerous for as well.
, so we tend to assume that it is safe for them to eat peanuts and other nuts like cashews, too. This is not necessarily the case. Some nuts, like macadamia nuts, are toxic to dogs. Others, like cashews, are generally safe—as long as you follow a few basic guidelines.
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My rule of thumb is….NO TREE NUTS WHATSOEVER! Dog peanutbutter only.
Most of the time, a tiny taste of people food isn't going to kill your furry friend. When it comes to nuts, however, it's probably best to be on the safe side and keep his paws (and slobbery lips) off of them as they can present various risks to a dog's health. The following list, however, represents a few of the ones that especially pose a threat.It's not so much that walnuts are toxic for dogs, although they might cause a stomach ache, it's that they can cause intestinal blockages. Dogs aren't so good at chewing up walnuts. They tend to get in a hurry and swallow large chunks. These chunks don't break down very easily in the stomach and can move into the intestine and stop up the entire digestive system. If it goes untreated, the blockage could be fatal. Walnut shells can have the same effect.Macadamia nuts are dangerous for dogs to eat. Your healthy adult dog is not likely to die from a few of these nuts since they are only mild to moderately toxic, but if he has other health problems, is very young or old or chows down on a whole lot of them, it could be fatal. Something in macadamia nuts just doesn't agree with dogs, although researchers aren't sure exactly what. Lack of muscle coordination, high fever, tremors and an increased heart rate are the most common symptoms of ingestion. Adding to the danger of macadamia nuts is the fact that they are often found, and eaten by dogs, in combination with chocolate. The combined effects of a reaction to the nuts and the chocolate can be fatal for even the healthiest dog.Most dogs will eat just about anything they think they're not supposed to, including moldy nuts. Moldy walnuts and pecans are often eaten by dogs, but any moldy nut can cause serious problems. These rotten nuts can cause seizures and loss of motor skills. In large amounts they can be deadly.