More than 700 plants have been identified as producing physiologically active or toxic substances in sufficient amounts to cause harmful effects in animals. Poisonous plants produce a variety of toxic substances and cause reactions ranging from mild nausea to death. Always contact your veterinarian immediately if you think your pet might have ingested a poisonous plant.

Below is a list of some of the more common plants which may produce a toxic reaction.

  • Azaleas
  • Hydrangea
  • Daffodils
  • Oleander
  • Sago Palm
  • Tulips
  • Iris
  • Ivys

Poisonous Plants to Dogs and Cats
More plants that are poisonous to pets!
For a complete list of poisonous plants, contact the National Animal Poison Control Center at (800)-548-2423 or (900)-680-0000.

General Care

Allergies in Pets!
Moving With Your Pet
Pet Theft Prevention
Preparing Your Pet For Baby's Arrival
Successful Cleaning to Remove Pet Odors and Stains
To Spay or Neuter
Travel Tips
Territorial Marking Behavior In Dogs And Cats
Unusual Eating Habits In Dogs And Cats
Vaccination Guidelines
Quality of Life to the End of Life (By Alice E. Villalobos, D.V.M., DPNAP)

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