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10 Foods Poisonous to Pets

 

17 Most Common Poisonous Plants

1. Lilies
2. Marijuana
3. Sago Palm
4. Tulip/Narcissus bulbs
5. Azalea/Rhododendron
6. Oleander
7. Castor Bean
8. Cyclamen
9. Kalanchoe
10. Yew
11. Amaryllis
12. Autumn Crocus
13. Chrysanthemum
14. English Ivy
15. Peace Lily (AKA Mauna Loa Peace Lily)
16. Pothos
17. Schefflera

What do you do if your pet ate something poisonous?

If your animal is having seizures or losing consciousness, bring him or her to your veterinarian or emergency vet center.
If your pet is not showing symptoms, but ingested something potentially toxic, call the ASPCA hotline at (888) 426-4435. Have the following information available: the species, breed, age, sex, weight, and information about the product exposure. It is best to have the package of the product available for reference.

Related Links:

Pet Poison Prevention
Pet Poisoning
Poison Safety Kit for Pets

 

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.

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2:01AM PST on Mar 3, 2015

Thanx for the info .

4:33PM PST on Feb 6, 2015

Thanks.

1:41AM PST on Feb 6, 2015

ty

7:51PM PST on Nov 29, 2014

My partner and I have built an Android app "Can Dogs Eat" that is a comprehensive quick reference guide to what human foods and drinks are dangerous or safe for dogs to eat that dog owners can have on hand anywhere, anytime. Used in over 10 countries!

The idea for the app was prompted by a scary experience earlier this year when a friend's puppy wolfed down a bowl of macadamia nuts before any of us could react (Charlie Brown the Chocolate Lab made a full recovery after an expensive emergency trip to the vet to induce vomiting).

It has a huge database containing common food and drink products (currently over 470+) and allows you to simply search for a specific product or alternatively, scroll or swipe through the alphabetical list.

We would be so grateful for your support to help us get this project off the ground.

You can download from the Google PlayStore using this link:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quagtech.candogseat.app

We also made a Facebook page which you can like:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Can-Dogs-Eat/1701570856735459

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Can_Dogs_Eat

The Apple version for iPhone and iPad users is on the way and will be available from the iTunes store soon. We also are building a Windows Phone version and a website.

Like our Facebook page or follow us on twitter to be notified of announcements :)

4:15PM PST on Nov 19, 2014

No, I am not scrolling through 3 pages to be told things I probably already know - and that's not a risk to my pets - I'm away from home so often it wouldn't be fair for me to have a pet.

I'm glad the article mentions salt - especially poisonous to birds, so please don't put salted peanut on the bird table.

If horses get colic it can kill them. Two things people might think of giving horses the other side of a fence are grass clippings - they swallow them too fast and colic, and wheat - I believe it swells inside their stomachs - horses have small stomachs.

I can imagine Joe Bloggs, who thinks he is being kind to horses he doesn't know, saying: "But they are enjoying it!" Yes, they are like kids in a sweetshop!

3:55AM PST on Nov 2, 2014

good information, thank you

12:49AM PDT on Oct 24, 2014

ty

11:25AM PDT on Oct 23, 2014

Thank you for the info.

4:40AM PDT on Sep 10, 2014

ty

1:04PM PDT on Aug 28, 2014

Thank you; good to know.

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