Are sweet peas poisonous to dogs?

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The sweat pea, or Lathyrus, contains amino acids and a toxin called aminoproprionitrite.

When ingested, it can cause neurological and musculoskeletal signs including weakness, lethargy, tremors and seizures.

Typically, this is more commonly seen in large animals chronically grazing on sweet pea.

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In fact, peas are often an ingredient in high-quality dog food.

You can feed your dog fresh, frozen, or thawed peas, but do not give him canned peas.

Like many canned vegetables, canned peas typically have a lot of added sodium, which is harmful to dogs (and humans).

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Yes! Green peas are a healthy treat for your dog as they are high in vitamin A, vitamin K, and various B vitamins.

peas are also a good source of fiber, iron, zinc, potassium, and magnesium.

Dogs that eat too many peas can experience gas and other digestive issues.

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Any of these plants can be considered toxic to your dog, cat, or other small animals.

Although they sound like they should be edible, sweet pea plants are not food.

One type of the sweet pea that is considered edible (Lathyrus sativus) can be dangerous if it is the main form of protein.

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Yes, dogs can eat peas. Green peas, snow peas, sugar snap peas, and garden or English peas are all OK for dogs to find in their bowl on occasion. Peas have several vitamins, minerals, and are rich in protein and high in fiber. You can feed your dog fresh or frozen peas, but avoid canned peas with added sodium.
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Any of these plants can be considered toxic to your dog, cat, or other small animals. Although they sound like they should be edible, sweet pea plants are not food. As a matter of fact, they contain the toxic chemical called aminoproprionitrile, which causes musculoskeletal and central nervous system problems.
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Corn on the cob: This is not a toxic product.

Corn kernels are a commonly-recommended ingredient in homemade diets.

However, if swallowed whole on the cob, it is the right size and shape to block an intestine.

This will initially seem like your dog is constipated dog with abdominal pain.

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Dogs, in particular, are notorious for trampling delicate plants.

Plants such as ornamental grasses and daylilies can stand up to Dogs' wear and tear, as can herbs including ground-cover thyme, scented geraniums and sweet woodruff.

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