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Our 3 month old Yorkie puppy ate about half of the leaf of

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Our 3 month old Yorkie puppy ate about half of the leaf of the Hoya plant....a vining plant with thick leaves. Is it poisonous or toxic...i know it is not for humans. thank you *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Ruth, that's a nontoxic plant to dogs. Please see here:

He might experience transient gastrointestinal distress - inapeptence, vomiting, and/or diarrhea - from ingesting such an unusual food but he won't be intoxicated.

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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