Dog lovers know that they have a tendency to chew, play and dig up many of our beloved garden plants. This might seem like little more than an annoyance but there are many garden plants that may poison your dog. Such flowering plants should be avoided in the garden for the safety of your dog. If you love the plant, you can consider fencing around the flowering plant so that your dog will not go near it. The big question is, what plants are poisonous and should be avoided in your garden? Lets take a quick look at a few you should be familiar with.
Are Peonies poisonous for dogs?
We asked Laverne of GrowPeonies.com and he said “Peony flowers are poisonous to dogs”. Numerous researches have shown that peonies flowers are poisonous to your dogs. Never allow your dog to go to peony flowers. These flowers will greatly affect your dog. They cause vomiting, nausea diarrhea, and loss of concentration. Peony flowers are very poisonous not only to dogs but also to human. Below are other poisonous flowers to your dog.
Are Daffodils poisonous for dogs?
Daffodils plant blooms very early in the morning. It is highly toxic and poisonous to dogs. This flower is beautiful and among the most colorful in the garden but poisonous! Your dog should not be anywhere close to this flower. To reduce the chances of your dog eating or digging up the plant, you need to cut the foliage back after turning yellowish-brown after blooming. It is important to note that all parts of this flower are poisonous to your dog. When your dog eats a small amount of this flower, it may vomit or diarrhea. Eating a large amount of it may cause serious complications.
Is Monkshood poisonous for dogs?
This wild flower grows and thrives along the edges of woods, gardens and moist meadows. This flowering plant produces white or blue flowers in early summer or late spring. This plant resembles larkspur, grows up to 36 inches in height. All parts of this plant are toxic to dog. Cause abdominal pain and respiratory problems. Never allow your dog to be anywhere close to this flower. It is highly toxic and poisonous.
Are Dahlias poisonous for dogs?
This flower is one of the most beautiful and gorgeous flowers. Just like peony, this flower is highly toxic and poisonous to dogs. All parts of this flowering plant are poisonous to dogs. Dahlias come in hundreds of varieties ranging from 12-72 inches height. Leaves have red, yellow, pink, purple and orange shades. This flower causes gastrointestinal discomfort and dermatitis after eating any part of the plant. If you have this flower in your garden, don’t allow your dog to approach or go near it. In case your dog eats the flower, take it to the nearest animal hospital or veterinarian.
Are Azaleas poisonous for dogs?
Azaleas blooms in early spring and late winter. There are more than 250 different species of this flowering plant. It produces masses of very beautiful and gorgeous blossoms. It produces pink, red, white and purple flowers. Some remain evergreen. These evergreen leaves are a threat to your dog. The leaves of this plant are highly toxic and poisonous to your dog. They cause vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, weakness and hyper salivation among others. Never allow your dog to go near the plant especially when the plant is blooming.