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Hello! We currently use kiln dried, black walnut wood (approximately

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Hello! We currently use kiln dried, black walnut wood (approximately 3 inch by 6 inch pieces) as flea repellent in our house; we have a cat. With everything we have heard and read, please advise if it would be safe for a puppy.
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Unfortunately, as little as 5% of black walnut in bedding (some pet beds used to have it in them) can cause a toxic reaction in dogs. I know that you're using kiln dried, which is okay for the repellant..however, I would NOT use it with a puppy.

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Because it's so toxic, I'd be worried that the puppy may find a small piece of the black walnut and chew on it.

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