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Lemon and Lime Poisoning in Dogs

The fruits of the lemon and lime trees are well-known additions to food and drink in the human world but can be a danger to our pets.

Lemons and limes, like other citrus fruits, contain the essential oils limonene and linalool, as well as a phototoxic compound known as psoralens.

Although a small amount is unlikely to pose a serious threat, it can cause gastrointestinal upset.

Ingestion of larger quantities of these fruits, or the trees that they grow on, can cause more serious distress.

Both lemon (citrus limon) and lime (citrus aurantifolia) trees produce phototoxic compounds called psoralens as well as linalool and limonene.

Although safe for humans, these substances are toxic to canines.

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