Did you know hops can be fatal to some breeds of dogs?
This is something I already knew but it’s worth repeating for all those home brewers out there who also own dogs.
I read a post over on brewersfriend.com reminding me of this a couple of days ago and there’s also an anecdote on aussiehomebrewer.com from a home brewer who’s dog was lucky to survive getting stuck into some hops.
Personally I always dispose of my kettle trub containing the spent hops in my green “garden waste” recycling bin. That way there’s never a danger that these guys will get into it: