Are Hosta Plants Dangerous to Dogs If Ingested?

Hosta plants are dangerous to dogs and cats. They can cause vomiting, diarrhea and depression when ingested. Use care if planting hosta in any area where dogs play unsupervised.

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Denise Bertacchi is a freelance writer with a degree in journalism from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a St. Louis suburbanite who has written for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Boys' Life, Wisconsin Trails, and Missouri Life.