According to Pet WebMD, pet poisoning cases each year in the United States number over 100,000. What makes these numbers particularly alarming is that many could have been prevented because they occurred when dogs ate substances common in households. Things people eat and use regularly are huge sources of poisoning for dogs. The foods are surprising, because they are often the most dangerous.
For example, chives, garlic, leeks, and onions are used daily in many kitchens, but when a dog chews or swallows these common recipe ingredients, they can cause upset stomachs and even anemia. Here is a list of twenty poison dangers which dog owners should know of. The first ten are in order of the most common, and the second ten include some dangers which are often less familiar.