These items are so common that it might be easy to forget to keep them out of reach from dogs and cats. Be aware of:
Chewing on a battery can lead to severe ulcers in the mouth, esophagus, and stomach.
When you treat your lawn with fertilizer, be sure to keep your pets away until it’s safe. Follow the instructions on the fertilizer bag. Some fertilizers contain dangerous amounts of phosphorus, zinc, nitrogen, and other potentially hazardous components.
The detergents and dryer sheets, can cause ulcers in the mouth, stomach and esophagus in cats and dogs.
Pennies contain zinc, which can cause anemia, kidney failure and even heart failure. Ingestion of just one penny can be fatal in some cases.
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