Are they big or small dogs?.. With small dogs you might want to keep and eye out for gators and snakes (not sure if there are snakes or not). I don't know about toads though
Poisonous Toads - travel related topic????
susie, she's planning on traveling to florida and the question is about a concern for when she gets there... So yes, it is a travel related topic!
The answer is NO!
Thanks for all your feedback. It's appreciated.
PORT ST. LUCIE — Toxic toads are abundant on the Treasure Coast this time of year, and a chance encounter with a pet can turn deadly, animal experts say.
This was the case for Port St. Lucie residents(name withheld), who lost their 3-year-old English bulldog to a poisonous toad Tuesday. (only headline reprinted due to copyright. see link below)
I had a run in last year in Arizona with many Arizona bull frogs who like to visit my pond. I had to take my dog to the emergency vet. I've read up on Florida toads and yes they do have toads or cane frogs.. actually 22 species of frogs. I only post this since Vic sid "No" that there were no dangerous frogs in Florida. I am traveling there with my animals for possible relocation, so I apologize if this was off the normal topic on this site.
See post above if you'd like to see why I have such grave concern. Thanks.
There you go then with a little bit of research you've answered your own question!
Think gators will be the biggest concern. Nothing to freak out about, but just don't let your dog run loose near the water of any fresh water lake or pond.
Although it may happen, I never hear anything about poisonous toads, but every so often will hear about pet owners not doing the smart/responsible thing, and losing their pets to gators.
And no this is not a travel realted topic--relocating means moving to the area!!!!!!!!!!
Need to worry more about snakes and gators than poisonous toads! Gators, especially!