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Warning to gardeners: Cocoa bean mulch can be toxic to dogs

The ASPCA has put out a PET POISON ALERT for cocoa bean mulch.

If your dog likes to munch on things in your garden, his treat-seeking nose may lead him to one danger in particular: the sweet-smelling, but potentially harmful cocoa bean mulch. Made of cocoa bean shells and considered desirable for its eventual degradation into organic fertilizer, this gardener’s choice can be toxic to canines if eaten in large quantities.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 17th, 2008
Under: Cocoa bean mulch, dogs, Poison, Toxic | 1 Comment »