We all appreciate having trees and plants in our homes and backyards. You might be using a tree pruning service Basin Pocket to keep them in good condition. But did you know some species can be harmful to your dogs?
Some plant species cause mild to severe illness in dogs and can be fatal in some cases. It’s important to know these harmful trees and plants to your pets so that you can either remove or fence them off and keep your pets out of harm’s way.
Here are the common trees and plants that are harmful to dogs:
The above trees and plants are harmful to dogs when ingested. These trees and plant species can be toxic to dogs and can result in vomiting, diarrhea, irritate the mouth and throat, create heart abnormalities, seizures and even death.
These are common species found in Australia so you should be aware of these trees and plants that may be in your yard. If you think your dog may have ingested a poisonous plant, seed or berry don’t delay. Take them to a vet or animal hospital immediately and if possible, bring a leaf or seed from the plant with you.
If you have any additional questions regarding the list of toxic and non-toxic plant list, you may contact either your local veterinarian or the Animal Poison Control Center 24-hour emergency hotline.