Plant Safety

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.

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