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Home & Garden Hazards

October 20, 2017
Algae and mold Automotive fluids (antifreeze, oil, radiator, windshield washer, etc.) Baits (slugs, snails, flies) Bleach & other cleansers (toilets, tubs, tiles, drains, countertops, floors) Citronella candles Cocoa mulch Compost Detergents (laundry, dishwasher, and fabric softener in powders, liquids, and pods) Fertilizers Flea and other household extermination products Insecticides, pesticides, rodenticides (especially those containing bromethalin) […]
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Harmful Human Foods

October 20, 2017
Alcoholic beverages Avocados Caffeinated beverages Chocolate Fatty foods Garlic, onions, chives Grapes, raisins Macadamia nuts Salt Xylitol (artificial sweetener in gum, candy, toothpaste, some peanut butter, and other foods) Yeast dough
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Poisonous Plants

October 20, 2017
Aloe Amaryllis Autumn Crocus Azalea Baby’s Breath Castor Bean Chrysanthemum Clematis Cyclamen Daffodil Dumb Cane Gladiolas Holly Hyacinth Hydrangea Iris Ivy Kalanchoe Lilies Mistletoe Narcissus Oleander Poinsettia Pothos Rhododendron Sago Palm Schefflera Tulip Yew Yucca A large portion of household plants are toxic to pets. To view photographs of a much more extensive list of […]
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Medications

October 20, 2017
Human prescriptions Over-the-counter human medications (cold and flu, appetite suppressants) Pain relievers (aspirin, products containing ibuprofen or acetaminophen) Supplements (vitamins, etc.)
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Other Harmful Objects & Situations

October 20, 2017
While the following may not be toxic, they may cause electric shock, intestinal blockage, or overall harm. Batteries Bones Buttons Cat litter Coins (especially pennies) Electrical cords, outlets Fire (from candles, fireplace) Garbage, excessive amounts of food Glow jewelry Gorilla GlueTM Marijuana Nicotine (cigarettes, patches) Paint Potpourri Ribbon, string, thread Tinsel Toads, insects, spiders, snakes, […]
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