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DANGER TO DOGS
R.R. Holster/PetStation

    THE FOLLOWING FELLOW LIVING CREATURES CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS:
    • Humans who do not know dogs
    • Other dogs
    • Humans who are not careful around their dogs
    • Snakes
    • Humans who are children (literally and figuratively)
    • Cats
    • Humans who are distracted or in a hurry
    • Birds of prey
    • Humans who do not know how to train their dog
    • Horses and mules
    • Humans who are not watching where they are driving
    • Wild animals with rabies
    • Humans who leave their dog in a car when outside temperatures are 70 degrees or more
    • Poisonous amphibians, reptiles and insects
    • Humans who when driving allow their dog to hang out the window or ride in the back of a truck
    • Bears, wolves, coyotes, foxes, porcupines, badgers, wolverines and other such wild animals
    • Humans who are drunk or on drugs
    • Elk, moose, deer and other such wild animals
    • Humans who are angry at their dog
    • Humans who do not properly care for their dog
    • Humans who jog, skate or bicycle with dog breeds that should not be run continuously (many breeds -- consult with your vet)

    (In other words, dogs may be our best friends, but humans are not always theirs)


    THE FOLLOWING HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES & FACILITIES CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS:

    (This is only a partial list. Be "puppy prepared" for other possible dangers in your environment)

    • Electrical cords
    • Ovens and burners
    • Scalding water in pots or from faucets
    • Heavy objects or books that could topple
    • Gas leaking from heater, stove or other appliance

    THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS & FOOD ITEMS CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS:

    (This is only a partial list. Be "puppy prepared" for other possible dangers)

    • Cleansers, soaps and detergents
    • Gasoline, kerosene and other fuel-oils
    • Paint, thinners and similar products
    • Caustic agents such as liquid drain cleaners
    • Insecticides, rodent poisons and similar chemicals
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Chocolate
    • Prescription and non-prescription drugs
    • Rancid or moldy food

    THE FOLLOWING PLANTS CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS:

    (This is only a partial list. Be "puppy prepared" with any plant or food you are not completely certain about)

    • Acocanthera (fruit and flowers)
    • Amaryllis (bulbs)
    • Amsinckia -- Tarweed (foliage, seeds)
    • Anemone -- wildflower (all parts)
    • Angel Trumpet Tree (flowers and leaves)
    • Apple (seeds)
    • Apricot (pits, inner seed)
    • Atropa Belladona (all parts, especially black berries)
    • Autumn Crocus (bulbs)
    • Avocado (foilage
    • Azalea (all parts)
    • Balsam pear (seeds, outer rind of fruit)
    • Baneberry (berries, roots, foliage)
    • Beach Pea (all parts)
    • Betel Nut Palm (all parts)
    • Belladonna (all parts)
    • Bird of paradise (seeds)
    • Bittersweet (berries)
    • Black locust (bark, sprouts, foliage)
    • Bleeding Heart (foliage, roots)
    • Bluebonnet (all parts)
    • Bluegreen Algae (some forms are toxic)
    • Bloodroot (all parts)
    • Bottlebrush (flowers)
    • Boxwood (all parts)
    • Buckeye Horse Chestnut (sprouts, nuts)
    • Buckthorn (fruit, bark)
    • Buttercup (sap, bulbs)
    • Calla lily (all parts)
    • Caladium (all parts)
    • Cardinal Flower (all parts)
    • Carolina Jessamine (foliage, flowers, sap)
    • Cassava (roots)
    • Castor bean (oil, beans, leaves)
    • Chalice vine -- Trumpet vine (all parts)
    • Cherry tree (bark, twigs, leaves, pits)
    • Cherry Laurel (foliage, flowers)
    • Chinaberry tree (berries)
    • Christmas Berry (berries)
    • Christmast Cactus (sap)
    • Christmas candle (all parts)
    • Christmas Rose (foliage, flowers)
    • Columbine (foliage, flowers, seeds)
    • Common Privet (foliage, berries)
    • Coral plant (all parts)
    • Crocus (bulbs)
    • Croton (foliage, shoots)
    • Cyclamen (foliage, stems, flowers)
    • Daffodil (bulbs, foliage, flowers,pods)
    • Daphne (berries)
    • Datura -- Jimsonweed (berries, leaves, seeds)
    • Deadly amanita (all parts)
    • Deadly nightshade (all parts)
    • Death camas (all parts)
    • Death cap mushroom (all parts)
    • Dephinium (all parts)
    • Deiffenbachia -- Dumb cane (leaves)
    • Destroying Angel -- Death cap (all parts)
    • Dogwood -- (fruit)
    • Dutchman's Breeches (foliage, roots)
    • Eggplant (all parts but fruit)
    • Elderberry (foliage)
    • Elephant's ear -- Taro (leaves, stem)
    • English ivy (berries, leaves)
    • Equisetum (all parts)
    • Euphorbia -- Spurges (foliage, flowers, sap)
    • False Hellebore (all parts)
    • False henbane (all parts)
    • Fiddleneck -- Senecio (all parts)
    • Fly Agaric -- Amanita (all parts)
    • Four O'Clock (all parts)
    • Foxglove (leaves, seeds)
    • Gelsemium (all parts)
    • Ghostweed (all parts)
    • Golden chain -- Laburnum (all parts, especially seeds)
    • Hemlock (all parts, especially roots and seeds)
    • Henbane (seeds)
    • Holly -- English and American (berries)
    • Horse Chestnut (nuts, twigs)
    • Horsetail Reed -- Equisetum (all parts)
    • Hyacinth (bulbs)
    • Hydrangea (flower buds)
    • Indian turnip -- Jack-in-the-pulpit (all parts)
    • Impatiens -- Touch-me-not (all parts)
    • Iris (bulbs)
    • Ivy -- all forms (foliage, fruit)
    • Jasmine (foliage, flowers, sap)
    • Jasmine star (foliage, flowers)
    • Jatropha (seeds, sap)
    • Java bean (uncooked bean)
    • Jerusalem cherry (berries)
    • Jessamine (berries)
    • Jimsonweed (foliage, flowers, seed pods)
    • Johnson grass (all parts)
    • Juniper (needles, stems, berries)
    • Laburnum (all parts)
    • Lambkill -- Sheep laurel (all parts)
    • Lantana (foliage, flowers, immature berries)
    • Larkspur (all parts)
    • Laurel (all parts)
    • Lily of the valley (All parts, including water they have been kept in)
    • Lima bean -- Java bean (uncooked bean)
    • Lobelia (all parts)
    • Locoweed (all parts)
    • Lords and ladies -- Cuckoopint (all parts)
    • Lupine (foliage, pods, seeds)
    • Machineel (all parts)
    • Marijuana (leaves)
    • Mayapple (all parts, except fruit)
    • Mescal bean (all parts)
    • Milkweed (foliage)
    • Mistletoe (berries)
    • Moccasin flower (foliage, flowers)
    • Mock orange (fruit)
    • Monkshood (leaves, flowers, roots)
    • Morning glory (all parts)
    • Mountain laurel (leaves, shoots)
    • Mushrooms -- most wild forms (caps, stems)
    • Narcissus (bulbs)
    • Natal cherry (berries, foliage)
    • Nectarine (seeds, inner pit)
    • Nicotine bush (foliage, flowers)
    • Nightshades (berries, leaves)
    • Oak (acorns, leaves)
    • Oleander (all parts)
    • Peach (fruit pit)
    • Pear (seeds)
    • Pennyroyal (foliage, flowers)
    • Peony (foliage, flowers)
    • Periwinkle (all parts)
    • Philodendron (leaves, stems)
    • Pikeweed (leaves, roots, immature berries)
    • Plum (foliage, inner seed)
    • Poinsetta (leaves, flowers)
    • Poison hemlock (foliage, seeds)
    • Poison ivy (sap)
    • Poison oak (foliage, fruit, sap)
    • Poison sumac (foliage, fruit, sap)
    • Pokewood -- Poke cherry (roots, fruit)
    • Poppy (all parts)
    • Potato plant (new shoots, eyes)
    • Privet (all parts)
    • Redwood (resinoids, leached wet wood)
    • Rhododendron (all parts)
    • Rhubarb (leaves, uncooked stems)
    • Rosary peas (seeds, flowers, pods)
    • Rosemary (foliage in some species)
    • Russian thistle (foliage, flowers)
    • Sage (foliage in some species)
    • Salmonberry (foliage, fruit)
    • Scarlet pimpernel (foliage, flowers, fruit)
    • Scotch broom (seeds)
    • Senecio -- Fiddleneck (all parts)
    • Skunk cabbage (all parts)
    • Snapdragon (foliage, flowers)
    • Snowdrop (all parts, especially buds)
    • Snow on the mountain -- Ghostweed (all parts)
    • Spanish bayonet (foliage, flowers)
    • Sudan grass (all parts)
    • Star of Bethlehem (foliage, flowers)
    • Sundew (foliage)
    • Sweet pea (seeds and fruit)
    • Tansy (foliage, flowers)
    • Taro -- Elephant's ear (foliage)
    • Tarweed (foliage, seeds)
    • Thornapple (flowers, foliage, pods)
    • Tiger lilly (foliage, flowers, seed pods)
    • Toad flax (foliage)
    • Tobacco (leaves)
    • Tomato plant (foliage, vines)
    • Touch-me-not (all parts)
    • Toyon berry (berries)
    • Trillium (foliage)
    • Trumpet vine (all parts)
    • Venus flytrap (all parts)
    • Verbena (foliage, flowers)
    • Virginia creeper (sap)
    • Water hemlock (roots, foliage)
    • Wildflower (leaves, flowers)
    • Wild parsnip (rootes, foliage)
    • Wisteria (all parts)
    • Yam bean (roots, immature pods)
    • Yellow star thistle (foliage, flowers)
    • Yew (American, English, Japanese) (needles, seeds)

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