Most pet owners have noticed it ;jà done and yet, giving this food to others his dog or there is nothing recommended about his cat.
A common practice among pet owners would actually be pet owners. à absolutely ban. This consists of simply give cow's milk to your baby. kittens or puppies, or even adult pets. Speaking on a Spanish television show, Victor Algra, a recognized veterinarian, clearly expressed his concern. that this habit is "not recommended" and even "incorrect".
The specialist recalls in particular that "we must not forget that they are mammals and that each mammal must consume the milk of its own mother". According to the professional in fact, the milk of cow is not sufficiently balanced for the nutritional needs of cats and dogs. In addition, the latter can cause significant digestive problems such as pain, diarrhea and vomiting. The risks of poisoning vary depending on the quantity of the poison. ingested and the weight of the animal.
However, he concedes that in an emergency situation, cow's milk can be used. temporarily, but it should not become a habit. "We can give them some for a little while, but it's not ideal," he insists. He recommends to owners who are already doing this. Regularly replace cow's milk as soon as possible with a more suitable alternative. More suitable commercial substitutes exist, such as specially formulated formulas for dogs and dogs. cats.
Beyond From the issue of milk, other common foods are dangerous for our companions at home. four legs. Chocolate, containing theobromine, is known to be very toxic to them and can be fatal in relatively small quantities. Garlic and onion can cause hemolytic anemia, caffeine can cause dangerous palpitations, and raw potatoes can cause kidney stones to form. /p>
In addition, foods such as avocado, canned tuna, grapes, alcohol are also recommended. proscribe. They can cause pancreatic inflammation, heart or kidney problems and various intestinal problems. And for cats, tuna can even be addictive.
This warning from the veterinarian is a salutary reminder that the dietary practices we consider safe for humans can be harmful to our pets. Caution and information are therefore essential to ensure their well-being and health. It is always best to consult a veterinarian before introducing a new food into your pet's diet, especially if in doubt.