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Outdoor Spring Plants – Are They Toxic?

By: Dr. Dawn Ruben
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Toxic plants - Dogs & Dog Rescue

Toxic plants - Dogs & Dog Rescue
In dogs, plants rank in the top 5 of common toxic exposures.

Though some plants can cause serious illness or death, irritation of the mouth and gastrointestinal tract are the most common problems. Vomiting usually occurs soon after ingestion, which removes most of the plant from the system and reduces additional toxin absorption.

Toxic Plants

The springtime plants that can result in gastrointestinal upset in dogs and cats include:
  • Amaryllis
  • Ferns
  • Caladium
  • Calla lily
  • Hyacinth
  • Iris
  • Tulip

  • Plants that are considered very toxic and can result in severe illness or even death include:
  • Crocus
  • Azalea
  • Rhododendron
  • Tiger Lily
  • Easter Lily
  • Bittersweet
  • Clematis
  • Daffodil
  • Day lily
  • Foxglove
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Narcissus
  • Morning Glory
  • Death Camas

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