What have you got lurking in your garden?…

So, spring looks as though it might arrive any time it feels like it and no doubt we will all soon want to get to grips with the garden – and so will your dog if he’s anything like ours!

With this being the case I thought it would be very informative of me to make a list of some of the most common plants that you might have lying around, and you definitely don’t want the dog tucking into. So before you get the gardening gloves out, read on…

Plants and flowers that can cause rashes:

Poison Ivy
Poison Oak
Ficus
Chrysanthemums
Cactus
Primerose
Schefflera
Sumac

and that can cause upset stomachs:

Amaryllis
Carnation
Clematis
Daffodil
Freesia
Holly
Hydrangea
Peony
Poinsettia
Chrysanthemums
Ivy
Gladiolas
Hyacinth
Poison Ivy
Tulip

Those that can cause organ damage:

Azalea (in small amounts)
Crocus
Foxglove
Juniper

And that can cause death:

Agapanthus
Azalea (in large amounts)
Cyclamen
Delphinium
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)
Foxglove
Lantana
Larkspur
Mistletoe
Oleander
Rhododendron
Sago Palms

Hopefully this helps – if you know any more please let me know and i’ll add them to the list!

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