Ant invasion considering Terro but will it hurt my dog


Old 06-21-09, 08:19 AM
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Ant invasion considering Terro but will it hurt my dog

I have an Ant invasion going and have checked the site and everyone is recommending Terro but will Terro hurt my dog?
Old 06-21-09, 11:19 PM
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Hi Casatirider,

It shouldn't hurt your dog, though I would recommend you put it in their path in an area where the dog can't get to. From their site:

Q. I accidentally stepped on one of the ant traps. How toxic is this bait and will this exposure harm me? What if my cat or dog gets into the bait and eats some?

A. TERRO® Liquid Ant Bait is a sweet food based product similar to pancake syrup combined with Borax. Borax is a mineral that is mined in the desert in California and is a common active ingredient that is used in soap products such as 20 Mule Team Borax.

The product kills ants but will not harm people or pets. If you spill some on your skin there will be no reaction at all. Simply wash with warm water.

Pets occasionally find the Terro and eat it. Our advice when this happens is to do nothing at all. The product is not toxic enough to cause a problem and the pet will be just fine.
Old 06-22-09, 02:12 PM
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I use terro, I just put it somewhere the dog won't get to it.

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