CP - Toxic to Dogs Harmful Nasties

There is a variety of foods and plants that are toxic and poisonous to dogs.  Below is a list of some of the common ones however its not comprehensive and you need to check your gardens and home to ensure that items are safe for your new furbaby.

Checking to see if a plant or food is safe could safe their lives.

Warning: If you think that your puppy has either consumed a toxic plant or food or has been in contact with a toxic plant, contact your vet immediately.

Plants

Is a poisonous plant lurking in your backyard?

Not all greenery is safe for pets and some varieties can cause serious illness or even death.  It’s a good idea to check your backyard prior to puppy coming home to ensure that any nasties are removed from temptation.

Its best to check your individual plants to ensure that you have investigated if they are safe. These are just some of the common plants that we have selected form the list available on the web.

Aloe Vera

Azaleas

Asparagus Fern

Bird of Paradise

Chrysanthemum

Cycad Palm

Daffodils

Dieffenbachia

Fiddle Leaf Fig

Ivy

Japanese Sago Palm

Jade Plant

Lantana

Lilies

Oleander

Mistletoe

Mushrooms & Toadstools

Narcissus Bulbs

Philodendron 

Rhododendrons Rhubarb Rubber Tree Plants

Spinach

Tulips

Tomato and Potato Leaves and stems

Wild Cherry

Above are examples only of plants that we have been found on a general search of the internet and not an exhaustive list by far.  Please, please, please check your own plants to safeguard your furbaby.

Foods – remember this is just an example of foods that are poisonous to dogs

When it comes to foods, investigate, and check prior to feeding your furbaby a tasty treat as it might not quite be the treat you intended it to be!

Almonds

Apricots

Avocados

Balsam Pears

Chocolate

Coffee Grounds

Fatty foods

Ham (so no Christmas Ham for puppy!)

Grapes

Japanese Plums

Macadamia nuts

Mouldy or spoiled food

Mushrooms

Garlic

Onion and Onion Powder

Pear and Peach pits

Raisins

Yeast Dough 

Useful link: The animal Poisons Helpline is a registered animal charity that provides a free service to pet owners that can provide rapid up to ate first-ad advice.

Australian Animal Poisons Helpline | A Specialist Service For Poisoned Pets