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POISONOUS PLANTS!!! YIKES!!!

June 26, 2012 0 Comments Bloggies by Administrator

Many people are surprised when they arrive at their vet clinic or vet emergency
room that the plants in or around their home were poisonous to their beloved
pet.  For some people, that realization comes too late.

There are so many plants and flowers that are harmful to both cats and dogs that
we found it extremely important to provide you with websites that list them in
detail so that you can check to see if your pet may be in danger.

According to www.dogpack.com below is a listing of poisonous plants by name and
category.

Bulbs:
Amaryllis, Autumn Crocus, Daffodil, Day Lily, Elephant Ears, Gladiolas,
Hyacinth, Iris, Lily of the Valley, Narcissus, Orange Day Lily, Tulip

Ferns:
Aparagus Fern, Australian Nut, Emerald Feather (aka Emerald Fern), Emerald Fern
(aka Emerald Feather), Lace Fern, Plumosa Fern

Flowering Plants:
Cyclamen, Hydrangea, Kalanchoe, Poinsettia

Garden Perennials:
Charming Diffenbachia, Christmas Rose, Flamingo Plant, Foxglove, Marijuana,
Morning Glory, Nightshade, Onion, Tomato Plant, Tropic Snow Dumbcane

House Plants:
Ceriman (aka Cutleaf Philodendron), Chinese Evergreen, Cordatum, Corn Plant (aka
Cornstalk Plant), Cutleaf Philodendron (aka Ceriman), Devil's Ivy, Dumb Cane,
Golden Pothos, Green Gold Nephthysis, Marble Queen, Mauna Loa Peace Lily,
Nephthytis, Peace Lily, Red-Margined Dracaena, Striped Dracaena, Taro Vine,
Warneckei Dracaena
Lillies: Asian Lily (liliaceae), Easter Lily, Glory Lily, Japanese Show Lily,
Red Lily, Rubrum Lily, Stargazer Lily, Tiger Lily, Wood Lily

Shrubs:
Cycads, Heavenly Bamboo, Holly, Jerusalem Cherry, Mistletoe "American",
Oleander, Precatory Bean, Rhododendron, Saddle Leaf Philodendron, Sago Palm,
Tree Philodendron, Yucca
Succulents: Aloe (Aloe Vera)

Trees:
Avocado, Buddist Pine, Chinaberry Tree, Japanese Yew (aka Yew), Lacy Tree,
Macadamia Nut, Madagascar Dragon Tree, Queensland Nut, Schefflera, Yew (aka
Japanese Yew)

Vines:
Branching Ivy, English Ivy, European Bittersweet, Glacier Ivy, Hahn's self
branching English Ivy, Needlepoint Ivy

Misc/Uncategorized:
American Bittersweet, Andromeda Japonica, Azalea, Bird of Paradise, Buckeye,
Caladium hortulanum, Calla Lily, Castor Bean, Clematis, Fiddle-Leaf
Philodendron, Florida Beauty, Fruit Salad Plant, Golden Dieffenbachia, Gold Dust
Dracaena, Heartleaf Philodendron, Horsehead Philodendron, Hurricane Plant,
Mexican Breadfruit, Mother-in-law, Panda, Philodendron Pertusum, Red Emerald,
Red Princess, Ribbon Plant, Satin Pothos, Spotted Dumb Cane, Sweetheart Ivy,
Swiss Cheese Plant, Variable Dieffenbachia, Variegated Philodendron,
Yesterday/Today/Tomorrow


One never knows what might seem tasty to our furry friends on any given day. 
Lets further our protection of them by being mindful of the plants that may harm
them.

Please visit these websites for names of plants that are regularly added to the
list of POISONOUS PLANTS!

http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/plants/
http://www.cybercanine.com/toxicplants.htm
http://www.earthclinic.com/Pets/poisonous_plants.html

******* If you have ANY doubt that your pet may have ingested a poisonous 
flower or plant, please DO NOT hesitate to call.......
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Poison Control
Center at 1-888-426-4435.