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Dahlia is a flowering plant, praised for its beautiful and colourful blooms, and can be found in many gardens and homes but some dog owners can be concerned if having Dahlia is safe for their pets. So are Dahlias poisonous to dogs?

And yes, Dahlias are toxic to dogs as they contain chemicals, including glycosides, which can be harmful to dogs if ingested in large enough quantities. To be more specific, are Dahlia bulbs poisonous to dogs? And what about the leaves, are Dahlia leaves poisonous to dogs? Unfortunately yes, Dahlia flowers and leaves as well are considered toxic to dogs if ingested and it should be avoided for dogs to come in contact with this plant.

Symptoms of dahlia poisoning in dogs from ingesting the flowers can include vomiting, diarrhea, drooling, abdominal pain, and lethargy. More severe cases may result in tremors, seizures, and even death. If you suspect that your dog has ingested any part of a dahlia plant, including the flowers, it’s important to contact your veterinarian right away.