The how-to of the day at WikiHow is “How to Avoid Foods Dangerous for Your Dog.” It’s a particularly decent list (though it doesn’t actually mention not giving your dog anything produced by Menu Foods). The list is primarily made up of things you (or your children) might eat and, um, accidentally drop from the table for a begging hound. The regular culprits are there, including chocolate, alcohol and coffee, but there are some other food items you may not know about, including onions, garlic, Macadamia nuts, avocado, milk, grapes, raisins, bones, and Xylitol (common in sugar free gum, candy, and toothpaste).
It’s not an oversimplified list, either, as lists so often are, and has explanations of why a dog shouldn’t eat what a dog shouldn’t eat.
Good bang for your non-buck, and a good list to share with kiddos and spouses who insist on sharing a beer with the family pet.