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This is such important information if you are a pet owner.
Recently I read a horrible story in our neighborhood newsletter about a neighbor's dog becoming gravely ill after playing and chewing on a sego palm seed he found along their daily walk. I had no idea these plants are so treacherous to animals (and children). Every third house in Central Florida has a Sego Palm as part of their landscaping. PLEASE be careful if you are walking your dog in an area where they are growing. DO NOT let them pick up the seed pods in their mouths. It can kill your dog. If you have one of these as a house plant or out on a deck and you have a cat or other animal that likes to chew on plants - GET RID OF IT or risk losing your pet. If you have one of these plants in your yard and you see that it had dropped seeds - pick them up and dispose of them where no animal (or child) can reach them. We used to have two of these in our front yard right on the corner. They dropped seeds all the time. I had no idea they were so toxic. Thankfully we got rid of them when we changed our landscaping otherwise I would be getting rid of them now. Please be aware and let your friends and family members who have animals know how dangerous this plant is to the health of their pets.
Sago Palms are poisonous to dogs and cats. While the whole tree is poisonous, the seeds (nuts) are the most toxic. If your pet is exposed call your vet immediately.
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I can paint a portrait of your treasured pet and help you have fabulous looking nails!
I am a self employed artist who specializes in painting pet portraits. I work in acrylic because I am committed to living my life and consequently doing my artwork in as ecologically a friendly manner as is possible so I use non-toxic materials and no-animal derived brushes. I am blessed that what was once my hobby and a passion I had for painting cats, dogs and all manner of animals has now become my vocation.
I am also an Independent Consultant with Jamberry Nails. I earn extra income having a blast making new friends and helping women have fabulous looking nails and by empowering to do the same for themselves. Who loves their job? I do!
I live in Florida with my husband Marty and our three cats Mackie, Shadow and Nilo. In addition to painting and Jamberry my other passion is food. I spend many hours in the kitchen cooking, baking, preserving, pickling, and anything else food related. Marty and I also love trying new restaurants and I am a food blogger and frequent Yelper.
I once kayaked across Florida bay in a boat that had no rudder and kept up with the "big boys".
- Roanoke College1983
Pet Portrait Artist and Jamberry Consultant
Artist, Crafter, Writing, Blogging, DIY Home projects, Cooking, Singing, Ukulele playing
- Jamberry NailsIndependent Consultant, 3 - presentAs a consultant for Jamberry I help women have fashionable, fun, professional looking nails that express their personal style at a fraction of the cost of a salon manicure or pedicure in addition to giving them the opportunity to work for themselves and create their own future.
- Self EmployedArtist, 2008 - presentI am an artist who specializes in Pet Portraiture. I create original paintings of any animal of your choosing - from cats and dogs to horses and guinea pigs. I am happy to immortalize your pets in paint.