Many pet owners are occasionally tempted to share their food with their dogs and may not be aware of the fact below.
Macadamia nuts are VERY toxic to dogs! Ingesting as few as six of these nuts has caused paralysis in dogs.
Symptoms of Macadamia nut poisoning include anxiety, ataxia-inability for a dog to control it's body movements (especially rear legs), vomiting, fever and tremors.
The causative agent for the above symptoms is unknown and dogs are the only species in which signs have been reported.
If you suspect that your dog has ingested Macadamia nuts seek Veterinary help immediately.
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John Deeprose is a former Dog Trainer, Animal Behaviourist and Pet Business Owner. John is an established authority in the canine world and has a large social media following of dog owners and dog-related businesses worldwide.