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Michelle Keegan rushes dachshund Phoebe to the vets after she ate ‘toxic’ raisins

Michelle Keegan rushes her pet dachshund Phoebe to the vet after she accidentally ate a potentially-deadly flapjack full of ‘toxic’ raisins

Michelle Keegan has told of her horror after discovering her beloved dachshund Phoebe had eaten a flapjack full of ‘toxic raisins’ on Monday.

The Brassic actress, 33, knew of the potential dangers of a dog eating raisins so rushed Phoebe to the vets, where she could be given a vomit-inducing injection.  

Raisins and grapes are known to be highly toxic to dogs and can result in acute kidney failure which can be fatal.

Frightening: Michelle Keegan has told of her horror after discovering her beloved dachshund Phoebe had eaten a flapjack full of ‘toxic raisins’ on Monday (pictured with Phoebe)

Sharing her plight on her Instagram Stories, Michelle wrote: ‘WARNING. Please don’t feed your dog raisins, grapes or any foods containing these they’re TOXIC to dogs…

‘Luckily I knew this and when I saw an empty flapjack wrapper & my dog kicking her lips I knew exactly what had happened.

‘I immediately rang my Vet and they told me to bring her in RIGHT AWAY so they could give her an injection to make her vomit.’

Quick-thinking! The Brassic actress, 33, knew of the potential dangers of a dog eating raisins so rushed Phoebe to the vets, where she could be given a vomit-inducing injection

Quick-thinking! The Brassic actress, 33, knew of the potential dangers of a dog eating raisins so rushed Phoebe to the vets, where she could be given a vomit-inducing injection

Michelle revealed that three hours later Phoebe was feeling ‘a little nauseous and a little sorry for herself’, but was generally doing okay following the trip to the vets.

Referencing the pricey vet brill, Michelle wrote: ‘The most expensive flapjack I have ever bought.’

Michelle shares sausage dog Phoebe and Chihuahua Pip with her husband of five years Mark wright.

Worrying: Raisins and grapes are known to be highly toxic to dogs and can result in acute kidney failure which can be fatal

Worrying: Raisins and grapes are known to be highly toxic to dogs and can result in acute kidney failure which can be fatal

Aw! Michelle regularly posts pictures of her adorable pooches on her Instagram page, and recently celebrated International Dog Day with a series of cute snaps

Aw! Michelle regularly posts pictures of her adorable pooches on her Instagram page, and recently celebrated International Dog Day with a series of cute snaps

Michelle regularly posts pictures of her adorable pooches on her Instagram page, and recently celebrated International Dog Day with a series of cute snaps.

One snap from the gallery showed Michelle reclining on a gym bench while Phoebe lay across her stomach.

The worrying vet visit came hours after Michelle returned to the set of Coronation Street on Monday, as she shared a video panning the set on her Instagram Stories.

Michelle, who didn’t reveal why she had visited the set, said it felt like just ‘yesterday’ that she was last on the Cobbles playing Tina. 

On the mend: Michelle revealed that three hours later Phoebe was feeling 'a little nauseous and a little sorry for herself', but was generally doing okay following the trip to the vets (pictured previously with Phoebe)

On the mend: Michelle revealed that three hours later Phoebe was feeling ‘a little nauseous and a little sorry for herself’, but was generally doing okay following the trip to the vets (pictured previously with Phoebe)

Michelle shared a clip of The Kabin and Alahan’s off licence as she took a trip down memory lane, seven years after leaving the show when she was killed by Rob Donovan [Marc Baylis].

She captioned the short video: ‘Look where I am… Feels like yesterday I was on these cobbles [heart].’

Michelle announced she would be leaving the soap in 2013 to focus on other acting roles and has since gone on to star in ITV drama Tina and Bobby, BBC’s Our Girl and Sky comedy Brassic.

Moving on: Michelle announced she would be leaving the soap in 2013 to focus on other acting roles and has since gone on to star in ITV drama Tina and Bobby, BBC's Our Girl and Sky comedy Brassic

Moving on: Michelle announced she would be leaving the soap in 2013 to focus on other acting roles and has since gone on to star in ITV drama Tina and Bobby, BBC’s Our Girl and Sky comedy Brassic

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