Food Risks for Yorkies

It is important to know that many of the foods that are good for us to eat, may be harmful or even deadly for a Yorkie to ingest.

Remember that animals have different metabolisms than humans do, which makes it hard for them to properly digest a wide variety of foods.

Below is a list of food items that can pose a risk to the health of your Yorkie, and should, under no circumstances, be given to a Yorkie to ingest:

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Bones from Fish, Poultry, or Meats
  • Cat Food
  • Chocolate, Coffee, Tea or Caffeine Products
  • Citrus Oil and Extracts
  • Fat Trimmings
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Hops
  • Human Vitamins and Supplements with Iron
  • Large amounts of Liver
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Milk and other Dairy products
  • Moldy or Spoiled foods
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions and Garlic (powders, raw or cooked)
  • Persimmons
  • Pits from Peaches or Plums
  • Potato, Rhubarb, and Tomato Leaves, Potato and Tomato Stems
  • Raw Eggs
  • Raw Fish
  • Salt
  • String
  • Sugary Foods
  • Table Scraps
  • Tobacco
  • Yeast Dough
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