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Is bay leaf toxic to dogs

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I believe one of my dogs (either my Greyhound or one of my Italian Greyhounds) may have eaten a bay leaf.
Submitted: 8 years ago via ThePetCenter.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 8 years ago.
I am not concerned about the ingestion of a single bay leaf.
Bay leaves are generally safe.
However, it still has the potential to cause a mild gastritis or gastroenteritis. So, I would still keep an eye out for any vomiting or diarrhea, and notify your doctor if any problems arise.
Otherwise, no concerns at this time.
Good Luck
Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.