02 May '11, 11pm

Plants poisonous to dogs

Plants poisonous to dogs

– The toxicity of grapes to dogs was once thought to be an urban legend, but it's true; even a small serving can cause vomiting and diarrhea, while larger amounts can lead to kidney failure . Researchers aren't yet sure what exactly causes this reaction, whether pesticides or a fungal toxin. And while keeping the grapes and raisins in your pantry away from your dog is a concern, you should be on the lookout for grapevines outside as well. As any dog owner knows, berries and fruits of all sorts are a tempting treat.

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