Summer brings many dangers for pets. From over-heating to dehydration, being outside is very risky for pets during these hot summer months. And when summer is gone, those dangers don't all disappear. While the weather may become more enjoyable, there are still dangers lurking outside for pets, and one of the biggest is plants. Many common garden plants are dangerous for dogs when ingested.
House Beautiful chatted with Chewy's Vet Expert, Dr. Jennifer Coates, to get her advice for keeping pets safe. Her best tips? Closely monitor your pet’s well-being. Keep fresh, clean water readily available. Avoid exercising during the hottest time of the day. And, last but not least, avoid the plants below!