This quarantine, most of us are building our own micro-jungles at home. Although we strive to carry the natural environment inside, some of the plants we use are extremely poisonous to dogs and can even be fatal. Any of these plants can be found in your nearby park, your neighbor’s house yard, and even your own garden.
Even though there is a long list of harmful plants, we’ll concentrate on the poisonous plants for dogs that are prevalent in households.
- Tomato Plants
The arrival of summer heralds the arrival of tomato plants in the garden. Keep your dog away from this plant, as consuming can cause them fatigue, stomach issues, dizziness, pupil dilation, a sluggish heart rate, and distress
- Sago Palm
In warmer climates, these decorative palms are famous, but each part of them is bad for dogs. They’re even said to be somewhat appealing and some dogs consider them very tempting. Serious complications, such as liver damage and death, may occur if consumed.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe is something we put on our body and some of us even drink the juice from it, and it is something your dog must avoid. The saponins in this succulent can cause nausea, diarrhea, lethargy, tremors, and depression of the central nervous system.
This flowering bulb, which is also toxic to dogs, is a traditional garden ornamental. If you’re growing the bulbs indoors, pay special attention.
Intestinal swelling, low blood pressure, salivation, convulsions, vomiting, diarrhea, and even cardiac arrhythmia may all be triggered by these flowers, which are typically found in fall.
Dogs are affected by these specific flowering shrubs, which cause severe digestive issues. They can also cause fatigue, clumsiness, and a slowed heart rate. It has the potential to be lethal.
we adore tulips but they are another toxic plant for your dog. The normal gastrointestinal issues are accompanied by stress in the central nervous system, as well as seizures and death.
If your dog consumes this specific flower, it can experience vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, and salivation.
A famous gardening plant that can cause severe oral discomfort, extreme mouth irritation as well as drooling, and vomiting.
Keep an eye out for the mentioned poisonous plants for dogs. If you have any of these in your backyard or are using them to decorate your home, be particularly careful and make sure your dog cannot consume them. If you notice a deterioration in your dog’s health and he shows any of the symptoms listed above, contact your veterinarian right away.
Text by: Ipsita Ghosh, IBTN9