Is Dock Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Dock is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include coma, drooling, kidney failure, loss of appetite, salivation and tremors.

Dock is a herbaceous perennial plant, a member of in the family Polygonaceae. It is used as salad vegetable or garden herb commonly cultivated in grassland habitats. It could grow up to 24 inches deep rooted roots, juicy stems and arrow-shaped leaves.

The scientific name for this plant is Rumex sp. Additional name for this plant include Curly Dock and Sorrel.

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