Plants Poisonous to Dogs

Plants Poisonous to Dogs
Note: Shelby Landscaping Inc. assumes no liability for the content. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you think your pet has ingested any of the following plants. This does not represent a complete list of all poisonous plants. Also, your pet may have a sensitivity or allergy to a plant that is not on the list, resulting in toxicity.
If you don’t find the information you’re seeking listed below, click here for additional sources of information, many including specific effects and plant photos from various veterinary/horticultural schools.

Shrubs

Plant Name Possible Symptoms
Azalea Weakness, Upset Stomach, Drooling, Coma, Heart Failure, Depression
Boxwood Upset Stomach, Heart Failure, Excitability or Lethargy
Holly(Berries) Upset Stomach, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance
Hydrangea Seizures, Dizziness, Rapid Breathing
Oleander Upset Stomach, Heart Failure, Excitability or Lethargy

Flowers

Plant Name Possible Symptoms
Amaryllis Upset Stomach, Hyperactivity
Lethargy
Coma, Shock
Death
Autumn Crocus Oral Irritation,Upset Stomach, Kidney Failure, Hyperactivity
Lethargy
Coma, Shock
Death
Buttercup Upset Stomach
Calla Lilly Upset Stomach, Oral Irritation, Asphyxiation, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance, Death
Christmas Rose Upset Stomach,Diarrhea, Seizures, Disorientation
Chrysanthemum Skin Irritation
Daffodil (bulb) Upset Stomach, Seizures, Weakness, Tremors, Excitement
Lethargy
Coma, Death
Easter Lily Kidney Failure, Upset Stomach, Weakness
Foxglove Upset Stomach, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance, Lethargy, Collapse, Heart Failure, Death
Hyacinth (bulb) Varied Toxic Effects
Iris (root) Upset Stomach
Jessamine Labored Breathing, Seizures, Weakness, Respiratory Failure
Jonquil (Narcissus) Upset Stomach, Hyperactivity
Depression
Coma, Seizures, Tremors, Weakness, Irregular Heartbeat, Death
Morning Glory Upset Stomach, Hallucinations
Narcissus Upset Stomach, Hyperactivity
Depression
Coma, Seizures, Tremors, Weakness, Irregular Heartbeat, Death
Peony Upset Stomach, Tremors, Seizures, Staggering, Loss of Balance, Depression, Collapse, Heart Failure, Death
Periwinkle Hallucinogen
Poinsettia Upset Stomach, Oral Irritation
Primrose Upset Stomach
Tulip (bulb) Varied Toxic Effects
Vines/Ground Cover
Plant Name Possible Symptoms
Devil’s Ivy (Philodendron) Upset Stomach, Mouth Irritation, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance, asphyxiation, death
English Ivy Upset Stomach,Hyperactivity,Labored Breathing, Drooling, Fever, Increased Thirst, Dilated Pupils, Weakness, Staggering
Jasmine Weakness, Seizures, Respiratory Failure
Matrimony Vine Varied Toxic Effects
Virginia Creeper Varied Toxic Effects

Ornamentals and Houseplants

Plant Name Possible Symptoms
Asparagus Fern Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Cramps, tremors, heart, respiratory, kidney problems
Caladium Upset Stomach, Oral Irritation, Asphyxiation, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance, Death
Elephant’s Ear (Colocasia) Upset Stomach, Oral Irritation, Asphyxiation, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance, Death
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia) Upset Stomach, Oral Irritation, Asphyxiation, Tremors, Seizures, Loss of Balance, Death
Philodendron (Saddle Leaf, Split Leaf) Swollen Mouth, Painful Tongue, Sore Lips
Poinsettia Upset Stomach, Oral Irritation
Pot Mum Dermatitis
Spider Mum Dermatitis
Umbrella Plant Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Cramps, Tremors, heart, respiratory, kidney problems

Trees

Plant Name Possible Symptoms
Apple (leaves and stem) Rapid breathing, shock, dilated pupils, gum inflammation
American Yew Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Cuban Laurel (Ficus) Upset Stomach
Fiddle-Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata) Upset Stomach,Skin Irritation
Oak (acorns) Varied Toxic Effects
English Yew Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Western Yew Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Apricot Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Almond Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Peach Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Cherry (leaves and stem) Shock, Gum Inflammation, Dilated Pupils, Rapid Breathing
Wild Cherry Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Japanese Plum Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea
Balsam Pear Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea

Fruits/Vegetables

Plant Name Possible Symptoms
Apple Seeds Varied Toxic Effects
Apricot Seeds Varied Toxic Effects
Avocado Seeds Diarrhea, Vomiting, Labored Breathing, Death
Cornstalk Upset Stomach, Labored Breathing, Drooling
Eggplant (all parts except fruit) Upset Stomach, Heart Failure, Drooling, Lethargy
Onion Upset Stomach, Anemia
Peach Seeds Varied Toxic Effects

Other

Plant Name Symptoms
Aloe Vera Diarrhea
Mistletoe Varied Toxic Effects
Mushrooms Varied Toxic Effects

 

 

 

Additional Sources of  InformationPurdue University  School of Veterinary Medicine

URL: http://www.vet.purdue.edu/depts/addl/toxic/navigate.htm

Cost:  Free

Texas  A&M List of Toxic Plants

URL: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/plantanswers/publications/poison/poison.html

Cost:  Free

Colorado State University Guide to Poisonous Plants

URL: http://www.vth.colostate.edu/poisonous_plants/index.html

Cost:  Free

Cornell university poisonous plants home page

URL: http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/plants.html

Cost:  Free

Canadian Poisonous Plants  Information system

URL: http://sis.agr.gc.ca/pls/pp/poison?p_x=px

Cost:  Free

ASPCA/National Animal Poison Control Center

Phone: 1-900-680-0000 1-800-548-2423 1-888-4ANI-HELP

Cost:  $30 per case for phone consult (no extra charge for follow-up calls); $15 for plant list

Pet Emergency First Aid Videos

Phone/Email: 1-888-380-9966, order@apogeevideo.com

Cost:  First Aid for Dogs ($19.95), First Aid for Cats ($19.95), Combo: Dogs and Cats  ($34.95)

Links to Poisonous Plant Pages

Phone/URL: http://cal.nbc.upenn.edu/poison/links.htm

Cost:  Free