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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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9:38AM PDT on Jul 2, 2014

Nothing new to me.

5:53PM PDT on May 1, 2014

Thanks for this valuable information. I didn't know about grapes.

10:04AM PDT on Mar 28, 2014

My vet says garlic is ok for dogs to eat... It even keeps ticks away if the dogs eats it. Onions are toxic, but garlic seems to be fine. I don't know, never tried it, but that's what I heard.

9:02AM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

Good to know!

4:28PM PST on Mar 4, 2014

Good advice that every pet owner needs to know.

1:53AM PST on Feb 26, 2014

Thank you

2:04AM PST on Feb 25, 2014


12:58AM PST on Jan 27, 2014

Again a useful article article for pet guardians. Thank you.

4:05PM PST on Jan 24, 2014

Good information, thank you.

9:24AM PST on Dec 20, 2013

Thank you.
As a cat owner this is not the kind a food I feel my little friend.
But I actually though cats knew what plants to avoid, since cats are said to eat certain plants when they get cancer, or maybe this only a myth?

Maybe this article is about dogs only?

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