It comes as no surprise that grapes are toxic to dogs, grapes can cause kidney failure, poisoning dogs, regardless of breed, age or size. Grape and raisin toxicity is well-documented in dogs, with even small amounts being deadly. Dogs and puppies should not consume grapes or raisins, even in small amounts.
Keeping dogs safe and healthy by feeding the right foods and keeping them away from toxic foods should be a priority for pet parents. With so many cases reported each year of grape and raisin poisoning in dogs, pet parents need to prevent these accidents from happening by keeping dangerous foods away from dogs.
Emergency veterinary rates for toxin ingestion for grapes or raisins varies from an average of $2000 to $5000 in veterinary treatment costs. Although accidents may happen, they can be prevented in most instances. With so many foods available to both humans and dogs, it’s best to look out for the ones that may be toxic to our furry best friends.