Can my dog eat Borage?

By Kim •  Updated: 11/03/19 •  1 min read
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Can my dog eat Borage?

 

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Borage is an herb which is dried and used for medicinal purposes including improving the immune system, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, urinary tract infections and much more.

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Can my dog eat borage? Can my puppy eat borage? Borage is not recommended for dogs or puppies. The plants, especially the leaves, contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which can be toxic to the liver. If a dog ate borage, they could become quite sick, so avoid giving this herb to your pup.

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Kim is a talented author, who loves animals especially dogs. She engaged in writing books and articles relating to animals a decade ago. Kim resides in Chicago with her husband and son. The family is the proud owner of a dog and a parrot (Jack and Lily). Kim wanted more than these two pets, but her husband put his foot down... She often visits elementary schools to talk to the kids about what she learned about pets and how they could learn from them.

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