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10 Shockingly Common Dog Dangers in Your Own Backyard

Are you sure your backyard is perfectly safe for your pooch?

10 Shockingly Common Dog Dangers in Your Own Backyard
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Fix these everyday, surprising dangers and turn your yard from a doggie hazard to haven.

1. Toxic flowers
1. Toxic flowers
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The prettiest parts of your garden could be the most dangerous to your dog.

Many common types of flowers, like autumn crocus and foxglove, are toxic to animals, leading to vomiting, diarrhea, seizures, or even death.

Azaleas can even cause blindness. 



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