I am sorry to hear about Belle.
My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help.
I have checked a vets only website, and the ASPCA poison control center's list of poisonous plants, and I do not see rape listed as being toxic.
I will keep searching.
Ah I see, thanks...I saw a number of pages that suggested there were problems with anemia, nervous system disorders, etc. Lots of scary language. Possible that the pages I saw were incorrect.
Canola oil, made from rape seeds, has some erucic acid in it, and in large amounts that can be toxic. But I am not finding anything else
Where did you find them?
The ASPCA is the biggest source of toxicities in dogs and cats, and it is not listed there.
google searches for 'my dog ate rape' and 'rape toxicity'...hang on, will look back at history to tell you what pages.
I'm in the UK, and the page I saw was the Dogs Trust UK charity...here's the link:
I see that, but can't confirm it anywhere else.
ok then, it may even be a false site. Thanks for your help
You are welcome.
I tried to find more information from that site to document how it causes illness, but can't find anything.
Although the information on other plants I am familiar with seems accurate on that site. Just odd that the other sources that I rely on do not have anything.
How is Belle? How long ago she eat it?
Can I help with or research anything else?
I am not seeing responses from you; I hope you can still see what I am writing.