30 Garden Plants That Are Harmful For Your Pets

30 Garden Plants That Are Harmful For Your Pets Toxicity Classes Harmful? Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Yes Oxalates The juice or sap of these plants contains oxalate crystals which can cause problems immediately or after a prolonged period of time. Chewing these plants may cause pain, irritation and breathing difficulties. Long term effects could also include kidney damage. Dermal Exposure to juice or sap from the plant or a Moderate Ingestion of these plants is expected to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and other Major Ingestion of these plants, especially in large amounts is expected to cause puncture wound from the thorns may produce skin irritation or rash. Skin wounds from some plants Mildly serious effects to the heart, symptoms that may cause illness but is not liver, kidneys or brain. If ingested in any amount, seek immedic can be extremely painful. life-threatening. hedical No attention. HAA:: Name Cat Dog Rabbits Horses Humans Toxicity Notes Known as the 'Naked Lady' Bulb and Sap are Toxic. Amaryllis (Amaryllis belladonna) All parts are toxic when fresh. Anemone (Anemome spp) It contains andromedotoxins in both its leaves and nectar, including honey made from the nectar. Azalea(Rhododendron spp) Benifical to humans with urine infections - all parts harmful to animals. Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens) Seeds are highly toxic. Castorbean (Ricinus communis) Leaves and flowers have hallucinogenic properties. Chalice Vine (Solandra grandiflora) Everything toxic but the cherries, and the pits inside the cherries contain cyanide. Cherry Tree (Prunus avium) Leaves and stalks are toxic to animals, but are used by humans in a Chinese beverage to treat high blood pressure. Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum spp) Roots are highly toxic. Cyclamen (Cyclamine) Most parts are toxic but the bulbs are most toxic. Daffodil (Narcissus spp) Folliiage and berrys are very toxic. Belladonna meaning "beautiful lady" due to the herb was used in eye-drops by women to dilate the pupils of the eyes to make them appear Deadly Nightshade (Atropa belladonna) seductive. Used to poison arrows. Deathcamas (Toxicoscordion venenosum) Used to poison arrows. Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia) Leaves, stems. Elephant Aar (Caladium hortulanum) Berries and leaves. English Ivy (Hedera Helix) Leaves and seeds are highly toxic. Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) All parts of the tree are toxic. Golden Chain (Laburnum anagyroides) All parts are toxic. known as the sweetheart plant because of the unique heart shape of its leaves. Heartleaf Philodendron (Philodendron spp) Berries Holly (Ilex spp) Bulbs the most toxic. Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) Immature berries are toxic. Lantana (Lantana camara) Bulbs and stems. Lillies (Lilium spp) Berries are extremely toxic. Mistletoe (Phoradendron spp) Seeds highly toxic. Morning Glory (Ipomoea spp) Leaves Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) Highly toxic to horses. Red Maple (Acer rubrum) Leaf blades are highly toxic. Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarium) Seeds and fruit. Sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus) Seeds and pods. Wisteria (Wisteria species) Needles, seeds and berries. Yew (Taxus baccata L) Safety Tips Plant Killers Isolate and keep your pets clear of plants before, during and after you spray any pesticides, until fully dry. If your pet licks the spray there could be a risk of serious illness. Storage Consider how you store your fertiliser and how accessible it is to your pets. Ingested fertiliser can result in stomach problems such as diarrhea and vomiting, so ensure dangerous materials are kept well out of reach. Snail Bait Some snail bait contains metaldehyde which can cause poisoning in both dogs and cats, though it is more common in dogs. The pellet form can be particular attractive to hungry hounds. Sources helpucover

30 Garden Plants That Are Harmful For Your Pets

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Loads of common plants are toxic to pets, and even humans! Find out what to look out for with this infographic from helpucover.


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