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Sue has sent a PM with a mystery solved. Her pup has been getting diarrhea off and on and yesterday required a vet trip. Then she noticed him come in chewing on what she thought was a stick and was revealed to be part of a geranium plant that was planted outside his fence, but which he was pulling through the fence to eat. Evidently they are good-tasting.

She asked me to post because she has to get rid of the rest of the geranium plants today!

I mentioned to her that tomato plants and green tomatoes are similarly toxic.

Since it's spring and people are planting, this might be a good warning thread.

Here's a link to one list: http://www.aspca.org/site/FrameSet?style=User&url=http://www.aspca.org/toxicplants/M01947.htm
 

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Thanks Connie, I'm back :lol: You new puppy owners out there should take a gander across your property, too. Zorba never bothered the stupid geraniums! It doesn't take much of any poisonous plant to take out a little guy or gal. :twisted:
 

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susan tuck said:
Thanks Connie, I'm back :lol: You new puppy owners out there should take a gander across your property, too. Zorba never bothered the stupid geraniums! It doesn't take much of any poisonous plant to take out a little guy or gal. :twisted:
In fact, here's a good idea: Patrol the perimeter often. Look for anything thrown over the fence or dropped.......I remember a dog on another forum who ate half of a bottle of pills that fell from a visitor's purse. Two dogs did. Only one survived, and it was very close for the other. We should use that information so that tragic accident can serve others, IMO.
 

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Connie Sutherland said:
susan tuck said:
Thanks Connie, I'm back :lol: You new puppy owners out there should take a gander across your property, too. Zorba never bothered the stupid geraniums! It doesn't take much of any poisonous plant to take out a little guy or gal. :twisted:
In fact, here's a good idea: Patrol the perimeter often. Look for anything thrown over the fence or dropped.......I remember a dog on another forum who ate half of a bottle of pills that fell from a visitor's purse. Two dogs ate them. Only one survived, and it was very close for the other. We should use that information so that tragic accident can serve others, IMO.
 
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