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Poisonous Plants





DaffodilsProtect Your New Puppy From Poisonous Plants in Your Household or Yard

Certain plants can be very toxic to your puppy or dog. These toxic plants may be located around your house and some even inside your house!

Take the necessary precautions to remove them or place them out of reach when puppy-proofing your home.

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) gives detailed descriptions on the effects some poisonous plants have on your puppy or dog.  Searching for non-toxic plants to puppies? ASPCA has a great database of both toxic and non-toxic plants!

Contact your veterinarian if you suspect your pet has eaten any of these plants listed below. Always better to be safe than sorry.

Take care to keep these plants out of reach of your new puppy or dog!

Aloe Vera
Amaryllis
Apple Leaf Croton
Apple (seeds)
Apricot (pit)
Asparagus Fern
Autumn Crocus
Azalea
Baby's Breath
Bird of Paradise
Branching Ivy
Buddhist Pine
Buckeye
Caladium
Calla Lily
Castor Bean
Ceriman
Charming Dieffenbachia
Cherry (seeds and wilting leaves)
Chinese Evergreen
Cineraria
Clematis
Cordatum
Corn Plant
Cornstalk Plant
Croton
Cuban Laurel
Cutleaf Philodendron
Cycads
Cyclamen
Daffodil
Devil's Ivy
Dieffenbachia
Dracaena Palm
Dragon Tree
Dumb Cane
Easter Lily (especially cats!)
Elaine
Elephant Ears
Emerald Feather
English Ivy
Eucalyptus
Fiddle-leaf Fig
Florida Beauty
Foxglove
Fruit Salad Plant
Geranium
German Ivy
Giant Dumb Cane
Glacier Ivy
Gold Dust Dracaena
Golden Pothos
Hahn's Self-Branching Ivy
Heartland Philodendron
Hurricane Plant

Indian Rubber Plant
Janet Craig Dracaena
Japanese Show Lily
Jerusalem Cherry
Kalanchoe
Lacy Tree Philodendron
Lily of the Valley
Madagascar Dragon Tree
Marble Queen
Marijuana
Mexican Breadfruit
Miniature Croton
Mistletoe
Morning Glory
Mother-in-Law's Tongue
Narcissus
Needlepoint Ivy
Nephytis
Nightshade
Oleander
Onion
Oriental Lily
Peace Lily
Peach (wilting leaves/ pits)
Pencil Cactus
Plumosa Fern
Poinsettia (low toxicity)
Poison Ivy
Poison Oak
Pothos
Precatory Bean
Primrose
Red Emerald
Red-Margined Dracaena
Red Princess
Rhododendron
Ribbon Plant
Saddle Leaf Philodendron
Sago Palm
Satin Pothos
Schefflera
Silver Pothos
Spotted Dumb Cane
Striped Dracaena
String of Pearls
Sweetheart Ivy
Swiss Cheese Plant
Taro Vine
Tiger Lily (especially cats!)
Tomato Plant (green fruit/stem/leaves)
Tree Philodendron
Tropic Snow Dieffenbachia
Weeping Fig
Yew
                 




When puppy proofing your home, take the necessary precautions for removal or placing poisonous plants out of reach and give your puppy a poison safe environment to grow up in. If in doubt about the type of plant, place it out of reach anyways. Always contact your local veternarian if you suspect your pet has eaten any of the above mentioned plants. Better to be safe than sorry!

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