Dangerous Plants for Dogs and Cats

Dangerous Plants for Dogs and Cats

There are a number of plants that are non-toxic, mildly toxic, highly toxic and even deadly to dogs. Some of these plants are present in your local park, your neighbor’s garden, even your own home. Many plants are toxic to dogs and cats. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to discourage them from chewing on or ingesting any vegetation, especially the following plants, parts of fruits or vegetables.

The following plants are the most toxic to dogs and should never be made available to them under any circumstances:

  • Castor bean or castor oil plant (Ricinus communis)
  • Cyclamen (Cylamen spp.)
  • Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia)
  • Hemlock (Conium maculatum)
  • English Ivy, both leaves and berries (Hedera helix)
  • Mistletoe (Viscum album)
  • Oleander (Nerium oleander)
  • Thorn apple or jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
  • Yew (Taxus spp.)
  • Any mushroom you cannot identify as safe

Full List of Dangerous Garden Plants for Dogs

Herbs, Vegetables, & Edible Plants

Chamomile

Chives

Garlic

Hops

Leeks

Marijuana

Onions & Shallots

Rhubarb

Tomato Plants

Flowers, Vines, & Ferns

Amaryllis

Asparagus Fern

Autumn Crocus

Begonia

Laceflower

Bleeding Heart

Buttercup

Castor Bean

Chrysanthemum

Clematis

Cyclamen

Daffodil

Foxglove

Geranium

Gladiola

Hosta

Iris

Ivy

Larkspur

Lily

Lily of the Valley

Monkshood

Morning Glory

Periwinkle

Primrose

Star of Bethlehem

Sweet Pea

Tulip/Narcissus

Wisteria

Yarrow

Trees & Shrubs

Apple Tree

Apricot Tree

Bead Tree

Burning Bush

Cherry Tree

Hydrangea

Oleander

Peach Tree

Plum Tree

Winterberry Holly

Yew

 

https://www.ccspca.com/blog-spca/education/poisonous-plants-for-dogs/

https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants

https://www.petmd.com/dog/emergency/poisoning-toxicity/e_dg_poisonous_plants

https://blog.homesalive.ca/dangerous-garden-plants-for-dogs

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