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Doggy dangers: An unlucky 13 potential garden hazards for dogs

Dog owners have been warned to steer their pets clear of 13 possible dangers in their gardens this spring.

From common plants like tomatoes and lilies, to potentially deadly fruit, fertilisers and weed killers, the garden can pose a number of threats to our four-legged friends.

Many Brits might be surprised to learn that the stones and pits in apricots, cherries, plums and peaches contain deadly cyanide. Larger stones could be a choking hazard too, whilst the stems and leaves might also be poisonous.

1. Fruit

Many Brits might be surprised to learn that the stones and pits in apricots, cherries, plums and peaches contain deadly cyanide. Larger stones could be a choking hazard too, whilst the stems and leaves might also be poisonous.
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An exposed pond with vulnerable slopes could mean your dog slips, trips or jumps into the water when unattended and lead to all sorts of difficulties.

2. Ponds

An exposed pond with vulnerable slopes could mean your dog slips, trips or jumps into the water when unattended and lead to all sorts of difficulties.
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Tomatoes, potatoes, azaleas and lilies are just some of the common vegetables and flowers that can be deadly to dogs.

3. Plants

Tomatoes, potatoes, azaleas and lilies are just some of the common vegetables and flowers that can be deadly to dogs.
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Swallowing or even licking many common domestic weed killers could be really risky for dogs and cause breathing or heart problems if enough is consumed.

4. Weed killer

Swallowing or even licking many common domestic weed killers could be really risky for dogs and cause breathing or heart problems if enough is consumed.
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