Friday, May 8, 2009

Careful with Cocoa Mulch

I recently received an email about the dangers of some types of mulch to pets. Rule #1 - NEVER believe anything forwarded to you by email! Always do your research! So, I did some investigating, and it looks like there has been one documented case of a dog dying from eating cocoa mulch:

This is the season when many of us are using mulch in our gardens, so it's worth passing this information along. If you use cocoa mulch, consider keeping an eye on your pet if he or she is inclined to nibble it. Better safe than sorry!

1 comment:

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