20 Feb What plants are poisonous to pets?
Although all plants are not toxic, they can all be irritating to our furry friends! It’s best to keep them away as much as possible.
Find out helpful information about poisonous plants.
Where to learn more?
Nowadays, it is quite quick and easy to find information on the internet. There are now many websites that allow you to know the toxicity of each plant. A simple rule to remember is that flowers or plants that are popular during the holidays are poisonous: poinsettia, Easter lily, Jerusalem cherry, etc.
Find a list of common plants that are toxic to animals here: Poisonous House Plants – Cats and Dogs
There are also poison control hotlines that can help, for a fee in most cases.
What is poisonous on a plant?
It depends. Sometimes it’s the flower only, sometimes the leaves, the roots, or even all of it!
What are the dangers of a poisonous plant?
If an animal touches, chews or ingests a poisonous plant, it could suffer from vomiting, diarrhea, skin irritation, ulcers or sores in the mouth (such as burns on the tongue), etc.
This is not to be taken lightly!