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Toxic plants for dogs

We will continue talking about the plants that can be toxic to your dog.

Daffodils are very common in gardens, but they can be highly toxic to dogs, especially bulbs that can cause vomiting, excessive salivation, heart problems and seizures.

In the event that the dog ingests seeds, daffodils may appear sores and burns in the mouth and throat. If you eat more than 30 grams, you risk dying.

The Aloe Vera is also a species that can harm dogs, That is why it is advisable to keep it away. Among the consequences of intake are spasms, diarrhea, change in urine color. While aloe vera is excellent for people, the same is not true for pets.

Another plant that, although it is beautiful, can be quite harmful to dogs, is the bird of paradise, it is distinguished by its flowers, the intake of them can be very harmful. The species is considered exotic, and is usually found in public parks, so we must pay attention when we go for a walk with the dog.

Diphebakia is present in many homes, the symptoms appear as soon as the dog begins to eat the plant, which causes it to stop its intake. It causes great irritation in the skin, with the appearance of blisters, pain and burning in the mouth, as well as difficulty swallowing.

While we all like to have well-kept gardens with a great variety of species Sometimes we have to be careful with pets, since in certain cases the consequences can be fatal, the same happens when we go out with dogs to public spaces and squares. We have to be careful not to ingest plants. In the event that this happens, it is best to consult a veterinarian.

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