Toxic Flowers For Dogs
Spring is just around the corner (we hope) and it’s important to keep your canine companion in mind before planting beautiful flowers this spring. Most dog owners do not think of flowers as being harmful to their dogs when trying to spice up their backyard or house but as you will learn in this article, there are several flowers that can cause dire effects to our beloved pets.
A very popular outdoor spring flower that can cause vomiting, depression, diarrhea, excessive drooling, and tremors.
Another common outdoor plant – also causes vomiting, diarrhea, a drop in blood pressure, comas, and can even be life-threatening.
Bird of Paradise
Causes oral irritation, excessive drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, and difficulty swallowing.
A gardener favorite – the daffodil can cause vomiting, diarrhea, arrhythmia, and convulsions.
If consumed, this plant can cause excessive drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, depression, and weakness.
Consumption causes intense vomiting, diarrhea, depression, and tremors.
This beautiful, bright-colored flower causes vomiting, depression, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal disturbances.
This plant as a whole is toxic, but its underground stem is most potent and if ingested, it can cause vomiting, diarrhea, drooling, and lethargy.
If this plant is digested, it can cause oral irritation, burning of the lips and tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, and difficulty swallowing.
These flowers can cause vomiting and even hallucinations.
Only a few leaves are consumed from this flower by your dog to cause symptoms such as drooling, loss of appetite, diarrhea, colic, depression, weakness, stupor, paralysis, or even worse – your dog could become comatose or die.
Although the petals and leaves aren’t considered toxic, they can cause an upset stomach.
Consumption can cause slowing of the heart rate, depression, incoordination, and vomiting.
While the fruit isn’t toxic, the plant itself can cause excess drooling, severe stomach aches, depression, dilated pupils, and a slow heart rate.
If the bulb of this plant is ingested, it can cause oral irritation, excess drooling, and nausea
If you decide to plant any of these flowers this spring, it’s important to know the side effects they can have if ingested by your dog. It’s better to be educated before and to keep an eye on your dog while they are outside around these plants. For more information on toxic plants and other hazardous materials for pets; click here.
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