7 Bugs That Are Dangerous for Dogs to Eat  

Brooklyn Simmons


These blood-sucking parasites can transmit diseases such as Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis to dogs.


Besides causing itching and discomfort, fleas can transmit diseases, cause allergic reactions, and lead to anemia in severe infestations.

Bees and Wasps

Stings from bees and wasps can cause allergic reactions in dogs, leading to swelling, pain, and, in severe cases, anaphylaxis.


Mosquito bites can transmit heartworm disease, a potentially fatal condition that affects a dog's heart and lungs.

Black Widow Spiders

Their venomous bites can cause severe reactions in dogs, including muscle pain, tremors, and in rare cases, death.

Brown Recluse Spiders

Bites from brown recluse spiders can cause tissue necrosis, leading to severe skin damage and potential infection.

Fire Ants

Fire ant bites can cause intense pain, swelling, and in some cases, allergic reactions or anaphylaxis in dogs.

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