sago palm

Five Common Houseplants That Are Toxic To Dogs

Five Common Houseplants That Are Toxic To Dogs

We’ve written before about the Sago palm, used both indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant, and how it’s deadly poisonous to dogs.  Let’s look now at five common houseplants that are quite toxic to dogs as well: One - Snake Plant (Sansevieria) - The snake plant is extremely popular as a houseplant, not only because of its striking good looks, but because it’s so easy to grow. But unfortunately, all parts of the snake plant are poisonous to dogs and can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.  Snake plant Two - Alocasia (also known as elephant’s ear) - This dark…
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Toxic Beauty – The Sago Palm Is Deadly For Dogs (And Children)

Toxic Beauty – The Sago Palm Is Deadly For Dogs (And Children)

The Sago palm is a very popular landscaping plant that is in widspread use. Not a true palm, but a Cycad, it is very hardy and can withstand temperatures from 15 dgrees F all the way to 110 degrees F. According to the USDA, the sago palm can be grown in zones 9 to 11 in the United States, and they are commonly used in these areas and are somtimes also grown in pots. These low growing ornamentals are also commonly used in hotel landscaping, even in pet friendly establishments!  But in spite of it’s beauty and popularity as a…
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