The following are poisonous to dogs:-

Plants - poisonous if eaten:
Alfalfa (in quantity), Aloe vera, Amaryllis, Apple (seeds), Apricot (stone), Asparagus Fern, Autumn, Azalea.
Baby's Breath, Bird of Paradise, Box.
Caladium, Calla Lily, Castor Bean, Ceriman, Cherry (seeds and wilting leaves), Christmas Rose, Cineraria, Clematis, Cordatum, Corn Plant, Crocus, Croton, Cuban Laurel, Cyclamen
Daffodil, Devil's Ivy, Dieffenbachia, Dracaena, Dragon Tree.
Elephants Ears, Emerald Fern.
Indian Rubber Plant, Ivy.
Lily of the Valley, Lilies.
MotherinLaws Tongue, Marijuana, Mistletoe, Morning Glory.
Narcissus, Nephytis, Nightshade.
Oleander, Onion.
Peach (wilting leaves and stone),Pencil Cactus, Philodendron, Plumosa Fern, Poinsettia, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Pothos, Potato Plant, Primrose, Rhododendron Swiss Cheese Plant.
Tomato Plant (Green fruit, stems and leaves).
Weeping Fig, Wisteria.

Foods - poisonous if eaten:
Chocolate (theobromine ) - this includes milk chocolate, dark chocolate, drinking chocolate, chocolate, cooking chocolate. The higher the cocoa solid content the less needed to cause poisoning, so generally dark chocolate is worse than milk.
Walnuts and macadamia nuts.
Onions and garlic - poisonous in quantity due to thiosulphate, ok in small amounts and is also known to repel fleas.
Turkey skin - causes severe pancreatitis.
Green or sprouting potato skins - due to solanum alkaloids. Freshly prepared and cooked potatoes are not poisonous.
Avocado skin, flesh, and stone.
Apricot stone.
Apple seeds.
Cherry stones.
Peach stone.
Grapes and raisins if eaten in a large quantity.
Fungi - mushrooms that are poisonous to humans are also toxic to dogs.
Tea and coffee containing caffeine.

Household Items - poisonous if eaten or otherwise inhaled:
Antifreeze, Aspirin.
Bleach, Boric Acid, Brake Fluid.
Cleaning Fluids.
Deodorants, Deodorisers, Detergents, Disinfectants, Drain Cleaner, Dye.
Fungicides, Furniture Polish.
Hair colouring, Herbicides.
Laxatives, Lead.
Matches, Metal Polish, Moth Balls.
Nail Varnish and Remover.
Paint and Remover, Perming solutions, Phenol.
Rat poison, Rubbing Alcohol.
Shoe Polish, Sleeping Pills, Soap, Suntan lotions
Tar, Tinsel, Turpentine.

Nicotine patches are toxic and so is nicotine chewing gum.

Also £2 coins and €2 coins are toxic due to the nickel content.

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