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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

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BRIEF: Are roses harmful to dogs?

My dog likes to pick roses. I think she eats them but it hasn't seem to hurt her. Is there any reason to worry?


I don't think there is anything to worry about. Thorns might be a bit irritating...