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I have 2 Boxers and was wondering what plants to look out for, if they're poisonous or not?
By Waveman from Hammond, LA
Here are two sites that provide answers to your question: www.earthclinic.com/
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What plants are harmful to dogs and puppies?
By ed from Wales, UK
Sago palms (the "seeds") are deadly for dogs as are oleanders. Keep both of these plants out of your yard! (06/22/2010)
Is Solomon seal harmful to dogs?
Well, for humans it's harmful if ingested in quantity, but it might be harmful to animals in small quantity so the best bet is to ask two or three veterinarians what they think. Oh, and the ASPCA is really good at answering questions like this, too! (03/09/2010)
I want to get rid of any plants that may be harmful to my two dogs. If anyone has any tips as to how I can identify poisonous plants I would be eternally grateful.
Bijou in TX
Here's a great link with a list of them:
Contact your Humane Society (or check them out on line).
They offer a really great listing of dangers to your pets. Some things you might not even think of.
(like tomatoes and chocolate)
Keep those pets healthy.
Extremely Toxic, Moderately Toxic, and Minimally Toxic
Name and Toxic parts as well as symptoms:
Note: In UK this plant is notifiable to MAFF due to its toxicity to livestock. If you have it on your land, please dig it up and dispose of it by burning. Do not leave it lying around as its toxicity increases. It must be dug up as the seeds can stay in the ground for a number of years.
Note: The author assumes no liability for the content. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you think your pet has ingested any of the following plants. This does not represent a complete list of all poisonous plants. Also, your pet may have a sensitivity or allergy to a plant that is not on the list, resulting in toxicity.