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will cayenne pepper hurt dogs

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Deborah replied 9 years ago.

Cayenne pepper contains materials that contain alkaloids like hyoscine, atropine and neurotoxins which could cause paralysis, nerve damage, a disease similar to arthritis, and even death.

Cayenne pepper, once thought to be a deterrant for bad behaviour such as licking, chewing and biting is not recommended. It can get into the eyes of dogs causing pain and sometimes damage.

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