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What House Plants Are Poisonous to Cats And Dogs

What House Plants Are Poisonous to Cats And Dogs

These are very common house plants that are poisonous to cats and dogs and is important information that you should be aware of. If these plants are eaten, they can cause signs for mild irritation to deaf. In severe cases, your pet may need emergency veterinary care. Clearly the best option is prevention. If your pet has ingested a toxic plant, contact your local veterinarian.

Azalea

Azalea or rhododendron can affect cats and dogs. Signs of toxicity include vomiting diarrhea, excess salivation, weakness, coma, nervous system depression, collapse and death. Ingestion of a few leaves can cause serious problems.

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Azalea

Asparagus Fern

Asparagus fern can cause allergic dermatitis with repeated skin exposure. Berry ingestion could result in intestinal upset (vomiting, abdominal pain or diarrhea).

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Asparagus Fern

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has numerous medicinal benefits, but the skin and inner layers are quite toxic to cats and dogs. The gel liquid is what is medicinal, and this is quite safe. Signs of toxicity include vomiting, depression, diarrhea, anorexia, tremors, change in urine color.

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Aloe Vera

Begonia

This plant can cause oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing. Tubers are the most toxic.

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Begonia

Corn Plant

This plant is also known as Cornstalk Plant, Dracena, Dragon Tree, Ribbon Plant. Clinical signs include vomiting (occasionally with blood), depression, anorexia, excess salivation, and dilated pupils in cats.

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Corn Plant

Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia is a common house plant, also known as Dumb Cane. Signs of toxicity include oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing.

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Dieffenbachia

English Ivy

This plant can lead to irritation in the mouth and intestinal tract , showing up as stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea or excessive salivation.

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English Ivy

Geranium

They are toxic to cats and dogs. Clinical signs include vomiting, anorexia, depression and dermatitis or skin irritation.

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Geranium

Hydrangea

The hydrangea flower is toxic to cats and dogs. The most common clinical signs are intestinal: vomiting, diarrhea and depression.

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Hydrangea

Jade Plant

This is also known as Dwarf rubber plant, Jade tree, Chinese rubber plant, Japanese rubber plant. Signs of toxicity include vomiting depression, ataxia (weakness), slow heart rate (rare).

jadeplant
Jade Plant

Lily

These plants are very toxic to cats but safe for dogs. The lily causes kidney failure in cats, with even the pollen from one flower being toxic. All types of lily are poisonous including Asiatic, Tiger, Easter, and Japanese.

lily
Lily

Sago Palm

Also known as the Coontie Palm, Cardboard Palm, cycads and zamias. It is an extremely toxic plant, which can show up as vomiting blood in feces, jaundice, increased thirst, bruising, clotting disorders, liver damage, liver failure, death. The seeds are mostly toxic but all parts of the plant are poisonous.

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Sago Palm

Satin Pothos

Silver Philodendron or Satin Pothos is toxic to cats and dogs. Clinical signs include oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing.

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Satin Pothos

Tara Joy
A plant lover who loves nature and likes to share gardening tips.
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