Toxic Plants and Your Dog

April showers are fast approaching - which means May flowers will follow closely behind. This spring while you’re deciding on what plants to plant in your garden, please do some research while you decide on what to plant! A lot of plants are toxic to your pet if they eat them, and may not even realize that they are toxic. There are over hundreds on different toxic plants, and some can be found below:

  • Acorn Squash
  • Bamboo
  • Banana
  • Blue Daisy
  • Cape Marigold
  • Chicken and Hens
  • Christmas Cactus
  • Cucumber
  • Day Lilies
  • Easter Daisy

Besides these ten that are listed above, there are close to 500 toxic plants that are EXTREMELY harmful to your dog. Make sure when you’re picking your flowers for this springs flower bed that you double check with the ASPCA website to make sure you are not planting anything dangerous!

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