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Alcohol

Severity scale:

Alcohol can pose the same risks to your pet as it does to humans, except your pet is much more sensitive to the effects of alcohol than most humans are. In fact, alcohol poisoning in pets is more common than most people think! This is because alcohol can be found in many different places. Beyond the classic beer or shot of whiskey, alcohol can be found in many other things from rum-soaked fruitcake to unbaked dough containing yeast, and all could result in alcohol poisoning and other life-threatening problems.  Do not leave your beer bottle or mixed drink in any place your pet may decide to explore!

Other names: 
Liqour, Beer, Wine, Hand Sanitizer, windshield cleaner, rum-soaked fruit cake, unbaked dough
Toxic to: 
Dogs and Cats
Symptoms: 
Ingestion can cause drooling, retching, vomiting or attempting to vomit, distended stomach/bloat, elevated heart rate, weakness, collapse, hypotension (low blood pressure), coma, hypothermia (low body temperature) and even death. "
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