It is time for me to move on - BUT - before I go I want you to all read this and DIGEST it - it could save YOUR pets life - please don't let this thread slip to the bottom unseen - read it - and keep bumping it up - if it saves just ONE life then I shall be happy Have a happy Christmas everyone and all of you continue doing wht you do best - CARING. And remember -KEEP BUMPING this to the top regards DT Every Christmas many dogs are poisoned because owners are unaware of some toxic substances that are about at this time of the year. Plants that are Toxic.. Poinsettia (leaves). –May cause rash to mouth or skin.. The following may cause vomiting, abdominal pain, tremors, heart and Respiratory and or kidney problems. Amaryllis. Azalea*** Christmas Cherry. Potato sprouts.*** Spinach. The following may cause hallucinations.Nutmeg. Vomiting and or Diarrhoea.. Holly (Leaves and Berries). Horse Chestnuts. Varied effects Mistletoe *** Chocolate*** ( human) Onions.*** Raw Salmon*** Yeast dough*** Alcohol**** Salt*** Pot pouri*** Antifreeze*** Bay leaf*** Sultanas*** Grapes*** All Marked with *** can be Fatal!! Be careful of the dog chewing through electric wires, or ingesting tree or cracker toys. Also don’t overfeed your dog as the vets are full of dogs with stomach problems after Christmas. If you suspect your dog is ill then contact a veterinary surgeon. Take Care!!!