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Are money trees toxic to dogs

Are money trees toxic to dogs

Are money trees toxic to dogs? I'm really afraid that my lab pup is too young for this and I may already have done more damage than good.

I don't smoke or drink but she does get some sugar at random times.

I know that the vet will say that sugar is fine. My main concern is that she's so hyper. It makes it really hard to get her to do anything besides eat, play, and sleep. I'd appreciate any advice!

How to tell if they are toxic? I haven't read all of your posts. If she has a really bad tummy, diarrhea, or a fever, could they be affecting her? What if they make her feel sick but she doesn't have diarrhea or fever? She seems perfectly healthy, but a few times this week she's had some random pee that smelled really strong (like urine) so I'm pretty sure she's been lying down in the grass somewhere and just got some urine on her skin and is having an allergic reaction, like she's eaten something that didn't agree with her. It seems kind of weird, and I'll have to ask the vet.

I know how bad it can be to have a tummy issue because my mom recently had a kidney stone removed and was really sick. It was awful. I've seen some dogs on here with similar symptoms, I'm just wondering if my pup is one of them.

Any information on what kind of things I can be looking out for to see if I'm doing more harm than good would be super helpful!

I am so sorry to hear about your mom. That must have been terrible. It is so important to get veterinary care for your dog as soon as you see anything, even if you are not sure it's that serious.

Also - my dachshund is super hyper too. He has anxiety. (This includes being terrified of dogs and people and getting scared and yelping at the tiniest thing.) And he tends to be a bit scared of the vet office, but he isn't scared of me. He is a little shy and gets along with some dogs better than others, but he doesn't care much.

We try to keep him from rolling in grass/mud (soil) that has recently been walked on or has a puddle of urine or something that smells like that on it. That is the most stressful thing. We have a small kiddie pool with a floating cover that he can jump in and we spray with water and get him to lie in it. That helps and if he thinks it's too cold, we'll bring him inside or put him in the carrier on the floor or a blanket. He can't jump up on a sofa or chair and he can't really jump on a bed, but he doesn't care. We even spray the bottom of the kiddie pool with water from a spray bottle before we put him in it, and that helps. He also has to get a lot of exercise, both outside and in.

My dachshund is a bit more skittish, but I don't think it's anxiety. She just gets that scared, you know. We have to stop whatever we're doing and get her to sit or lie down and watch TV. If she does this at the beginning, she usually does well.

Oh, and the way we manage our dachshund is to let her sleep in the dog bed instead of in the bed. If we put her in the bed, she lies down, rolls around in the bed, and doesn't take a nap. With her in the dog bed, she lays down, but she stays awake and plays or watches TV.

I will second that, it's one of the reasons why we've had to buy her more appropriate bedding as we never thought to get that until recently.

I had a very timid cat and I took him to my vet and she said it's caused by anxiety. He was never afraid of us or anything like that, just his back yard. So, they made him wear a cone, he got to go on walks with my husband, he was able to eat from a bowl, go out on the porch, they put in a cat house and he was able to use the stairs with me.

He was more comfortable around me and was relaxed and had no more anxiety around me. They would also do any kind of surgery on him.

He's great now, he goes outside on his own and he's never shy about anything around me, just my husband.

He's a sweetheart and I never thought that anyone could teach me something about pet anxiety.

I am sorry you are going through this, there is so much to know when it comes to dogs and being anxious. I have the greatest respect for any vet that would take that extra time to teach you and try to help.

Thanks for all your help. My vet recommended getting her a "nose cone" and I think that's a really great idea and I'm going to give it a try.

This was really helpful, and I appreciate everyone's input, as I'm not sure I had a good handle on my dog's anxiety before.

Thanks again.

Linda

"To understand what a dog is saying is to understand what a person is saying. It's true whether the person is a dog or a child."

My dog always gets this way when she's going to be alone. I'd give her something to eat, walk her outside and then shut the door. She'd probably come to me and ask for attention, but she'll usually stay put for a few minutes before I notice her.

"To understand what a dog is saying is to understand what a person is saying. It's true whether the person is a dog or a child."

I would say if she doesn't mind a little alone time with you it's OK. You can do some stuff around the house. If she does want to spend time with you (barking and running to you, etc.) you need to keep her out of the room you are in (not have her just sit on the sofa with you). Try to ignore the barking and if she's sitting near you in a quiet place just wait until she calms down (hopefully).

I was in the same boat, and in the end we just turned off the tv and started doing stuff around the house and she sat there for about 20 minutes and we never once noticed her barking! So just keep her occupied doing stuff she's happy with and she'll be fine. It's a hard thing to deal with but the sooner you get it under control the better!

"To understand what a dog is saying is to understand what a person is saying