Is it Safe to Use Lawn Fertilizer Around My Dogs?

Many lawn fertilizers contain pesticides and chemicals that can be dangerous to dogs. For a safe alternative, look for organic fertilizers that are free of chemicals.

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Anna Aronson began working as a journalist in 2000 and spent six years at suburban Chicago newspapers before pursuing freelance work. She enjoys writing about health care topics, in particular obstetrics, pediatrics and nutrition. She received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and is now studying for a Master of Science in medicine degree to become a physician's assistant.