Plants that are toxic to Dogs

As we are now in the spring season and everyone is replacing plants lost over the winter, we would just like to remind everyone of some items that are hazardous to your dogs.

Cocoa Mulch – If you suspect your dog may have eaten cocoa mulch,
the ASPCA recommends contacting your veterinarian immediately or calling the Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 for expert advice.

Some plants and flowers common to this area that pose a poison hazard for dogs are:

Aloe Vera
Crabapples
Azalea/Rhododendron
Baby’s Breath
Begonia
Bird of Paradise flower
Sage Palm

This is only a partial list of toxic plants. For more information please go to the ASPCA website.