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Are Marigolds Poisonous to Dogs?

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Marigolds, also known as Mary Buds or Gold Blooms, are not poisonous to dogs. There have been no reported cases of marigold toxicity in dogs, although there are plants that are considered poisonous to dogs.

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The list of toxic plants for dogs includes:

  • Autumn Crocus
  • Azalea
  • Cyclamen
  • Kalanchoe
  • Lilies
  • Oleander
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Daffodils
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Sago Palm
  • Tulips
  • Hyacinths

If a pet ingests any of these toxic plants, then the dog needs to be taken to a veterinarian immediately for prompt treatment. These plants can be fatal when ingested. For other toxic substance inquiries for dogs, the Pet Poison Hotline is available.

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