Off Limits! 8 Houseplants That Aren’t Safe for Dogs
The last thing dog owners want to worry about is whether their houseplants are safe for their beloved Fido. Find out which plants you should avoid if you have a dog.
This blooming winter bulb stuns on a Christmas table but, much like the holiday ham, don’t let your dogs have a bite. Members of the amaryllis family contain lycorine and other toxic substances.
Although its most toxic parts are underground, it’s still best to keep begonias out of reach of your pets. They cause vomiting in dogs and cats and can be even more dangerous for horses and grazing animals.
These easy-going succulents, sometimes called rubber plants, are a no-no for dog owners. It’s not well understood what makes the plants toxic, but they can cause vomiting, depression and poor coordination in dogs. Learn surprising facts about succulents.