Playing in the Garden - Learn How Plants Impact Your Dogs

Playing in the Garden - Learn How Plants Impact Your Dogs

Dogs love being outdoors, rolling in the grass and running through the foliage. Elvis is playing hide-and-go seek in this picture shared by his owner Sandy Misenheimer of Mount Holly, NC.

It’s a great time of year to let your dogs enjoy the outdoors, but always be aware of what type of plants grow in your yard. This is also true for knowing what type of houseplants are inside.

Some plants are hazardous to canines so make sure your dogs do not have access to anything that could make them ill. Some dogs also suffer from pollen-type allergies in the spring, just like humans.

Read more here: http://www.akc.org/learn/dog-health/protect-your-pooch-from-poisonous-plants/

Elvis is a member of the AKC Canine Partners community for all dogs, including mixed-breeds and rescues. For information on joining the AKC Canine Partners community and receiving even more tips and information about caring for your dogs:

 http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/canine-partners/enroll/