CARE: Keeping Your Pet Healthy

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Are Mushrooms Dangerous to Pets?

Answer:

If your dog eats a mushroom bought at the grocery store, there is little risk of poisoning. Most mushrooms that are safe for people are also safe for pets. Wild mushrooms, unfortunately, may be deadly.

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