border collie dog

 

Avoid an emergency by having your border collie avoid the many dangers for dogs that exist in your pets living environment. Border collies are some of the most curious dogs and the dangers to your dog may unfortunately be discovered by him. The truth is many of the most dangerous things for pets that can harm your dog are basic items like houseplants, household items, food you eat regularly and dog collars.

House plants are very dangerous to pets because the toxic nature of certain plants are lethal  to dogs. You have to identify every plant you have in your house and make sure none of them are dangerous. Removal of the plant from the house is the best method to ensure your dog does not get hurt by that danger, but at the very least put the toxic house plant out of reach for your pets.

You will be surprised that plants you see everyday are actually very dangerous to pets for instance:

  • Oleander
  • Tulips
  • Daffodils
  • Nightshade
  • Castor Bean
  • English Ivy
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Dumbcane
  • Chokecherry
  • Morning Glory
  • Aloe

The list includes many of the most common dangerous house plants to pets. For instance, flowers like tulips and plants like aloe are common house plants that you many people do not realize are toxic to dogs. Other plants that are common around the holidays like the Easter Lily, Christmas rose, holly, other lillies, mistletoe and those beautiful poinsettias have significant toxic properties that are dangerous to border collies and other pets.

The list of house plants that are dangerous to dogs continues:

  • Azalea
  • Bird of Paradise
  • Bittersweet
  • Black Locust
  • Branching Ivy
  • Calla lily
  • Corn Plant
  • Cycads
  • Daylily
  • Devil's Ivy
  • Easter Lily
  • Elephant Ears
  • Emerald Fern
  • Eucalyptus
  • Ferns
  • Gold Dust Dracaena and Striped Dracaena
  • Florida Beauty
  • Foxglove
  • Glacier Ivey
  • Heavenly Bamboo
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea Iris
  • Jerusalem Cherry
  • Jimson Weed
  • Lillies
  • Lily of the valley
  • Mother-in-law
  • Needlepoint Ivy and Sweetheart Ivy
  • Poison Hemlock
  • Sago Palm
  • Water Hemlock
  • Wisteria

If your dog has eaten a plant on this list or been injured by one then immediately take him to a veterinary clinic. A doctor for pets will know exactly what, if anything can be done for the dog that isin this very dangerous situation because they came in contact with one of the dangerous house plants for dogs..