Is what I eat bad for my dog?

Dr. Kimberly Stevens
Dr. Kimberly Stevens answeres the question about some human foods being bad for dogs in the "Ask the Vet" column in the July 30 Galva News.

Q: A friend told me that certain people foods are bad for my dog. Is this correct?

A: There are indeed several different foods that are harmful to your pet. Below is a list of common people foods that can be toxic when ingested by your animal.

Grapes, raisins, and currants



Xylitol (sugar-substitute) 

Onions, garlic, chives and leeks

Fatty foods (butter, oils, meat drippings, grease, meat scraps)