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is it safe for my dogs to eat the crab apples for my trees

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is it safe for my dogs to eat the crab apples for my trees
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 8 years ago.

HiCustomer

 

While the apple part itself may not be harmful , the seeds are as well as the leaves and stems. They produce a level of cyanide which can cause serious illness.

 

Here is what the aspca says about crab apples.

http://www2.aspca.org/aspcablog/2007/04/pet-poison-q-bushes-berries-trees-oh-my.html

 

fruit pits such as apple, cherry pits, peach pits, plum and apricot also contain cyanide.

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