With the weather warming up, many of us have been turning to gardening to keep us occupied. But before you take a trip to your local garden centre to fill your flower beds with your chosen flowers, plants and herbs, remember to check if they’re dog friendly!
There are a large number of outdoor plants that are poisonous to dogs, some causing more dangers than others and we understand that it can be hard to keep track. So below we’ve provided a list of 30 common garden plants that can be toxic to pets, however, please remember that there are many more! If your dog is known for eating anything and everything and you're worried that your garden may contain toxic plants, then there are a few things you can do. The obvious one is to remove the toxic plant(s) or you can add fencing borders or non-toxic bushes to section off the areas of concern and always keep your dog supervised in the garden.
Trees & Shrubs
- Apple Tree
- Cherry Tree
- Peach Tree
- Plum Tree
- Apricot Tree
Herbs, Vegetables & Edible Flowers
- Tomato Plants
Flowers, Vines & Ferns
- Asparagus Fern
- Morning Glory
- Sweet Pea
Common symptoms of toxic consumption include;
If you believe your dog has consumed a poisonous plant - or anything poisonous for that matter - contact your local veterinarian or emergency vet immediately.
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