Dog Poisoning & Toxins

No matter how much you train them, dogs are known to put mysterious things in their mouths. Protect your precious pooch and avoid a rush to the vet by better understanding toxins, symptoms of poisoning, and how to prevent future scares.

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Are Toads Poisonous to Dogs? Most Aren't, but Here Are 2 To Keep Away From Your Pooch
Most common toads cause your pup to have an unpleasant reaction for an hour or so, but cane and Colorado River toads are definitely to be avoided.
Is Dawn Dish Soap Safe for Dogs?
Dawn dish soap has been touted to clean animals who've gotten caught in an oil spill, but experts weigh in on if it is a safe way to regularly bathe your pets.
Hydrangeas Are Poisonous to Dogs, But Here's How to Keep Your Pooch Safe Around Them
While these shrubs are toxic to dogs (and cats!), a veterinarian toxicologist tells us why hydrangea poisoning is actually rare.
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Are All Succulents Poisonous to Cats, or Just Some of Them?
Succulents are excellent low-maintenance houseplants, but before you bring any greenery into your home you need to know whether it's harmful to your curious kitty.
Which Christmas Holiday Plants Are Toxic to Cats and Dogs?
Here's what to do if your pet treats your holiday greenery as grub and how to keep poisonous plants out of their paws.
Toxic Blue-Green Algae Can Be Fatal To Dogs. Here's How to Avoid It

An 8-year-old dog in Florida recently died after ingesting some of the algae. Here's how to identify (and avoid) it in the lakes and ponds near your home.