Can dogs eat roses? A better question might be will you dog eat your roses. God put those little thorns on them to keep Fido out of trouble. Most dogs won’t go near them. If a few petals fall off and the little guy takes a taste it’a not that bad. It may make a mess for you to clean up. But, roses are not known to be toxic. To learn more about toxic plants for animals go to: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants If you believe that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, or if you have any further questions regarding the information contained in this database, contact either your local veterinarian or the APCC 24-hour emergency poison hotline at 1-888-426-4435.