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Q. My dog ate the leaves off of my exotic angel plant (green with white veins Fittonia argroneura). Is this plant poisoniou?

A. There is no indication in literature that this plant is toxic. However you should put it in a place where your dog cannot eat it ;-)

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

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