Amphibians secrete a mucus through their skin to help them evade predators, but in some species this slime is toxic. The Colorado/Sonoran River Toad, Marine Toad and Cane or Bufo Toad can kill by affecting the heart and central nervous system. To avoid pet interactions with poisonous toads:
Teach pets to “leave it” and not chase critters.
Observe when investigating uncharted territory.
Article By Denise Fleck, The Pet Safety Crusader
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