9 Plants That Are Poisonous To Dogs

9 Plants That Are Poisonous To Dogs

Some plants, including those commonly found in the garden, can be dangerous to dogs when ingested. As responsible dog parents, it is important to identify poisonous plants and keep them away from your dog.

Flowers and Bulbs Poisonous to Dogs

1. Lily

There are different kinds of lilies that are poisonous to dogs. For example, daylilies can cause gastrointestinal upset.

2. Daffodil

Dogs may experience respiratory distress, convulsions, vomiting, and heart problems if they ingest daffodils.

3. Foxglove

Every part of this flower, including its seeds and petals, are extremely toxic to dogs and can cause death.

Shrubs That Are Poisonous to Dogs

1. Sago Palm

It is considered one of the most toxic plants for dogs. Ingesting a few seedpods can cause acute liver failure.

2. Oleander

Dogs may experience extreme vomiting, abnormal heart rate, and death when they ingest any part of Oleander.

3. Holly

It is best to keep all varieties of holly away from your dog as they can cause gastrointestinal issues, vomiting, and diarrhea. 

Trees That Are Poisonous to Dogs

1. Chinaberry

Everything about this tree, including its berries, leaves, bark, and flowers, are toxic to dogs.

2. Fruit trees

Some fruits, such as apricot, peach, avocado, and apple, contain toxins that can make dogs sick or seeds that can cause dogs to choke.

3. Nut trees

Generally, nuts are not safe for dogs as they can cause gastrointestinal problems and intestinal blockage.

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