Poisonous Flowers and Plants

POISONOUS FLOWERS AND PLANTS

 

 

A: Flowers and plants that can cause death

Many types of plants and flowers can be poisonous to our dogs. Effects range from mild to severe depending on the type of plant and the quantity consumed. Some plants will only cause slight stomach upset, while others can cause seizures, coma or even death.

 

Find out what plants and flowers may be poisonous to dogs with the following list of common toxic plants and flowers. This is not a complete list. If you have a particular plant in mind for your home or yard, you should thoroughly research it first.

 

If you suspect your pet has come into contact with a potential toxin, please contact your vet or animal poison control immediately.

NAME

DANGEROUS PARTS

REACTION

Agapanthus

All parts

Oral irritation, intense burning, vomiting

Azalea

All parts

Kidney failure, convulsion, death

Cyclamen

After large ingestion of tubers

Heart rhytm abnormalties, seizures, death

Delphinum

Plants and seeds

Convulsion and detah

Dumb Cane

All parts

Convulsion and death

Foxglove

Leaves, stems and roots

Heartfailure and death

Lantana

Leaves, flowers and berries

Multiorgan failure, convulsion and death

Larkspur

Plant and seeds

Convulsion and death

Mistletoe

Berries

Convulsion and death

Oleander

All parts

Liver failure, convulsion and death

Rhododendron

All parts

Kidney failure, convulsion and death

Sago Palm

All parts

Convulsion and death

NAME

DANGEROUS PARTS

REACTION

Azalea

All parts

Respiratory and kidney

Crocus

All parts

Respiratory, liver and kidney failure

Foxglove

Leaves, stems and roots

Respiratory and heart

Juniper

Berries and leaves

Kidney failure

B: Flowers and plants that can cause organ damage

(Kidney, liver, stomach, heart etc)

 

A:Can Cause Death

B:Can Cause Organ Damage

C:Can Cause Rashes

D:Can Cause Upset Stomach

 

THIS IS NOT A COMPLETE LIST

 

C: Flowers and plants that can cause rashes

(dermatitis)

NAME

DANGEROUS PARTS

REACTION

Cactus

Leaves and spines

Rash, open sores and skin infection

Chrysanthemums

Leaves and flowers

Rash

Ficus

Leaves

Rash

Poison Ivy

All parts

Rash and blisters

Poison Oak

All parts

Rash and blisters

Pothos Ivy (in small amounts)

All parts

Rash

Primerose

Leaves

Rash

Schefflera

All parts

Dermatitis

Sumac

All parts, esp. berries

Rash and blisters

D: Flowers and plants that cause upset stomachs

(Vomiting, diarrhea, and gas) pictures below

 

NAME

DANGEROUS PARTS

REACTION

Amaryllis

Bulb

Vomiting, depression, diarrhea, abdominal pain, anorexia, tremors

Aster

All parts

Diarrhea and vomiting

Baby's Breath (Gypsophilia)

Flowers and stems

Diarrhea and vomiting

Boxwood

All parts

Diarrhea and vomiting

Cala Lily

All parts

Oral irritation, intense burning, vomiting

Carnation

All parts

Mild gastrointestinal signs

Chrysanthemums

All parts

Diarrhea, vomiting and hypersalivation

Clematis

Roots and leaves

Diarrhea and vomiting

Cyclamen

All parts

Diarrhea and vomiting

Daffodil ( Jonquil)

Bulb

Diarrhea and vomiting

English Ivy

All parts

Diarrhea, gas and vomiting

Freesia

Bulb

Vomiting

Gladiolas

Leaves

Diarrhea and vomiting

Holly

Berries

Diarrhea, gas and vomiting

Hyacinth

Bulb

Intense diarrhea, vomiting, tremors

Hydrangea

All parts

Diarrhea, gas and vomiting

Kalanchoe

All parts

Diarrhea and vomiting

Morning Glory

Seeds and leaves

Gastrointestinal upset, agitation, tremors, disorientation, ataxia, anorexia. Seeds may cause hallucination, may cause diarrhea

Peony

Leaves, stems and roots

Vomiting, diarrhea, depression

Pointsetta

Leaves and flowers

Oral irritation and vomiting

Pothos Ivy

All parts

Oral irritation, intense burning, vomiting

Scheifflera

All parts

Dermatitis

Tulip

Bulb

Vomiting, depression, diarrhea, hypersalivation