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Will catnip hurt my dog Will it affect her We have a new

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Will catnip hurt my dog? Will it affect her? We have a new cat and bought her a cat nip toy. Our shitzu keeps on taking the catnip toy from the cat.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 8 years ago.

HiCustomer

 

Because catnip is essentially just a dried herb and is non-toxic to animals, your little Shitzu isn't in any danger from laying with the cat's toy...at least, not from the catnip...the kitten might pose a danger if she realizes the dog keeps stealing her toys. : )

 

I hope this helps!!

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you. The Shitzu has been taking all toys from the cat, when she can. She seemed to like the catnip toy more than the others and I was worried the catnip was affecting her, or could pose a danger. You put my mind at ease.