Dog Poisonous Plants List, Symptoms, Pictures and Treatment (2023)


  • Aconite (roots, seeds, foliage - vomiting and nausea, mayharm heart function, rate)
  • African Violet
  • African Wonder Tree (contains the toxin ricin, symptomsappear in 12 to 48 hours, can cause appetite loss, thirst, weakness,trembling, sweating, coordination and breathing problems, depressionand fever. Can also result in bloody diarrhea, convulsions and coma)
  • Alocasia (oral irritation, burning in the mouth, mouthirritation, tongue and lip irritation, excessive drooling, vomiting,trouble swallowing)
  • Aloe Vera (Liliaceae - causes diarrhea in dogs)
  • Almond (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Amaryllis - (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems, lethargy, excessive salivation - can befatal)
  • American Yew (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Andromeda Japonica
  • Angel's Trumpet (toxicity varies by dog, causes vomitingand nausea)
  • Angel Wings (can be fatal, nausea and vomiting)
  • Anemone
  • Apple (seeds are toxic since they contain cyanide, cancause shock, panting, trouble breathing, dilated pupils, red mucousmembranes))
  • Apple Leaf Croton
  • Apricot (pits - cause vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea -can be fatal)
  • Arborvitae (dog poisonous plants toxic in quantity, canresult in dog skin allergy)
  • Arrowgrasses (leaves are toxic)
  • Asian Lily (Liliaceae)
  • Arrowhead vine (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal)
  • Asparagus Fern (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors,heart issues, respiratory problems)
  • Atropa belladonna
  • Australian Nut
  • Autumn Crocus (vomiting, diarrhea, kidney failure, bonemarrow depression, can cause death in dogs)
  • Avocado (pit and fruit, diarrhea, vomiting - can be fatal)
  • Azalea (variety of dog poisonous plants that can causevomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heart issues,respiratory problems - fatal in large amounts)
  • Baby's Breath (can cause vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Baby Doll Ti Plant (can cause vomting with or withoutblood, anorexia, hypersalivation, depression)
  • Balsam pear (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Baneberry
  • Barbados Aloe (can change urine color to red, vomiting)
  • Barbados Lily (vomiting, salvation, diarrhea, convulsionsin larger quantities, low blood pressure, tremors, cardia arrhythmia)
  • Barbados Pride
  • Barilla
  • Bead Tree (diarrhea, vomting, salivation, weakness,seizures, depression, fruit most toxic part of plant)
  • Begonia (tubers are toxic, can cause oral irritation,intense irritation of the mouth and burning, irritation on the tongueand lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing)
  • Bergamot Orange (vomiting, diarrhea, depression, sensivityto light in some cases)
  • Bird of Paradise (seeds cause vomiting, pain inabdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)
  • Bird’s Tongue Flower (some nausea, vomiting, drowsiness)
  • Bishop's Weed (irritation to the mouth, burning in themouth, burning tongue and lips, vomting, difficulty swallowing,excessive drooling)
  • American Bittersweet (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • European Bittersweet (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Black Locust
  • Bleeding heart (foliage and roots)
  • Bloodroot
  • Bluebell (toxic to pets in quantity)
  • Boston Ivy (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Box (leaves)
  • Boxwood (twigs, leaves are poisonous to dogs, can causelethargy, skin irritation, upset stomach, dog heart failure,excitability)
  • Bracken (unique species of dog poisonous plants that cancause thiamine deficiency, blindness,tumors)
  • Branching Ivy
  • Broom
  • Buckeye (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea if consumed inquantity)
  • Buddhist Pine
  • Burning Bush (toxic to dogs in quantity, vomiting, nausea,can result in dog skin allergy)
  • Buttercup (toxicity varies by dog, may cause digestiveissues, and skin irritation)
  • Caladium (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Calamondin Orange (vomiting, diarrhea, depression, possiblelight sensitivity)
  • Calico bush (dog toxic plant in larger quantities)
  • California Ivy (vomiting, abdominal pain, hypersalivation,diarrhea)
  • Calla Lily (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Cape Jasmine (mild vomiting and possible diarrhea, hives)
  • Cardinal flower
  • Cardboard Palm (can cause liver failure)
  • Carnations (mildly toxic, causes mild gastrointestinalsigns, mild skin irritation)
  • Carolina Jessamine
  • Casper Spurge
  • Castor Bean (leaves and seeds cause vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Ceriman (aka Cutleaf Philodendron - diarrhea, mouthirritation, skin irritation)
  • Charming
  • Chenille Plant
  • Cherry (seeds contain the dog poison cyanide and can causevomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Cherry laurel
  • Chinaberry Tree (causes dog convulsions)
  • Chinese Evergreen
  • Chock cherries
  • Christmas Berry
  • Christmas Rose (poisonous leaves and roots, toxic to dogsin quantities that are large)
  • Christmas Tree Pine Needles
  • Chrysanthemum (toxic leaves, stem and causes skin reaction,vomiting, diarrhea, hypersalivation)
  • Cineraria
  • Clematis (dog poisonous plants that result ingastrointestinal tract problems,nervous system issues. Can result in dog skin irritation)
  • Cocoa husks or mulch (same as chocolatepoisoning in dogs, hyperactivity, increased heart rate - fatal inlarger quantities). Some cocoa mulch products are labeled as safe forpets and have toxins removed.
  • Common privet
  • Cordatum
  • Coriaria (causes dog convulsions)
  • Corn Cockle (dog toxic plant if ingested in large quantity)
  • Corn Plant (aka Cornstalk Plant)
  • Cornstalk Plant (aka Corn Plant)
  • Cowbane
  • Cowslip
  • Creeping Charlie (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors,heart issues, respiratory problems)
  • Creeping fig (causes skin reaction)
  • Crocus (Anemone species, colchicum autumnale)
  • Croton (codiameum species)
  • Crowfoot
  • Crown of Thorns (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)
  • Crown Vetch
  • Cuckoo pint (dog poisonous plants that cause skin allergy,vomiting and nausea)
  • Cutleaf Philodendron (aka Ceriman)
  • Cycads: (Sago Palm, Cardboard Palm)
  • Cyclamen (abnormal heart rhythms, seizures, convulsions,paralysis, and digestive issues. Can lead to death.)

  • Daffodil (vomiting and diarrhea - can be fatal, especiallythe bulbs are toxic)
  • Dahlia (mild gastrointestinal symptoms, mild skinirritation)
  • Daisy (vomiting, diarrhea, hypersalivation, lack ofcoordination, skin irritation)
  • Daphne (can result in dog skin dermatitis, kidney problems,digestives issues)
  • Datura
  • Deadly nightshade (hypersalivation, lack of appetite,gastrointestinal issues, diarrhea, drowsiness, depression, confusion,behavioral change, weakness, dilated pupils, slow heart rate)
  • Death Camas
  • Delphinium (Larkspur) - (vomiting and diarrhea - seeds,young plants are poisonous)
  • Desert Azalea (vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, depression,irregular heartbeat, death)
  • Desert Rose (vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, depression,irregular heartbeat, death)
  • Devil's Fig (toxic to dogs in large quantities)
  • Devil's Ivy (mouth irritation, mouth irritation, tongue andlip irritation, excessive drooling, vomtiing, difficulty swallowing)
  • Dieffenbachia (can cause death, diarrhea, mouth irritation,skin irritation, seizure, tremors, balance loss, asphyxiation, canresult in death)
  • Dock
  • Dog Daisy
  • Dog Hobble
  • Dogbane Hemp
  • Dologeton (toxicity varies by dog)
  • Dracaena
  • Dragon Tree (diarrhea, vomiting)
  • Dumbcane (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset - can cause death)
  • Deadly Nightshade (See Nightshade)
  • Dutchman' breeches (toxicity varies by dog)
  • Dumb Cane (diarrhea, mouth irritation, tremors, balanceloss, seizures, can cause death)
  • Dwarf morning glory (dog toxic plant in quantity)
  • Easter Cactus
  • Easter Rose
  • Eastern Star
  • Echium (dog poisonous plants if eaten in larger amounts,can result in dog skin allergies)
  • Elder (toxic bark, roots, leaves)
  • Elderberry (nausea, vomiting)
  • Elephants Ear (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset - can cause death)
  • Emerald Duke (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Emerald Feather (aka Emerald Fern)
  • English Holly (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • English Ivy (berries and leaves are poisonous to dogs,gastrointestinal problems, toxic to digestive tract, can result in skinirritation and mild discomfort)
  • English Yew (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Eucalyptus (salivation, vomiting, diarrhea, depression,weakness)
  • European Bittersweet
  • European Holly
  • European spindle (in large quantities)
  • Everlasting Pea
  • Exotica


  • False Bittersweet
  • False Flax
  • False hellebore (nausea and vomiting)
  • False Queen Anne's Lace
  • Fan Weed
  • Feather Geranium
  • Fern Palm
  • Fetter Bush
  • Field peppergrass
  • Fiddle-Leaf Philodendron
  • Flab
  • Flamingo Plant
  • Flannel flower (if large amounts are eaten)
  • Flax (in larger quantities)
  • Fleabane
  • Florida Beauty
  • Florists Calla
  • Foxglove: Garden and wild flower with poisonous leaves andseeds -(vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Franciscan Rain Tree
  • Fruit Salad Plant (diarrhea, oral irritation, skinirritation)


  • Garden Calla
  • Garden Chamomile
  • Garden Hyacinth
  • Gardenia
  • Garlic
  • Gaultheria (poisonous in large quantities)
  • Geranium (vomiting, anorexia, depression, skin irritation)
  • Geranium-Leaf Aralia
  • German Ivy (digestive problems, skin irritation)
  • German primula (skin allergy)
  • Giant Dracaena
  • Giant Dumb Cane
  • Giant Hogweed
  • Glacier Ivy
  • Gladiolas (salivation, vomiting, drooling, lethargy,diarrhea, part that is toxic to dogs, the bulb, may not be present inflower arrangements)
  • Glory Lily (nausea and vomiting)
  • Gold Dieffenbachia
  • Gold Dust Dracaena
  • Golden Birds Nest
  • Golden chanin (sees are toxic, causes nausea and vomiting)
  • Golden Pothos
  • Golden Ragwort
  • Good Luck Plant
  • Granny bonnets- toxic in quantity
  • Grapefruit
  • Grass Palm
  • Greater Ammi
  • Green Gold Nephthysis
  • Ground Apple
  • Ground Cherry (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Ground Set


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  • Hahn's self branching English Ivy
  • Hashish
  • Hawaiian Ti
  • Heartleaf Philodendron (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Heavenly Bamboo
  • Hellobores
  • Heliotrope
  • Poison Hemlock and Western Water Hemlock
  • Holly
  • Henbrane
  • Hercules Club
  • Hibiscus
  • Hills of Snow
  • Holly (berries are toxic, cause upset stomach, seizure,loss of balance)
  • Hops
  • Horse chestnut (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea - toxicin larger quantities)
  • Horsehead Philodendron
  • Horseweed
  • Horse nettle
  • Hosta (symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea and depression)
  • Hortensia
  • House Pine
  • Hurricane Plant (diarrhea, mouth irritation, skinirritation)
  • Hyacinth (dog poisonous plant in quantity, skin allergy)
  • Hydrangea


  • Impala Lily
  • Indian Apple
  • Indian Borage
  • Indian Hemp
  • Indian Pink
  • Indian Rubber Plant
  • Inkberry
  • Indian Tobacco (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Indian Turnip (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Iris (roots are toxic, causes digestive system upset, skinirritation)
  • Ivy (plant is toxic when consumed in larger quantity)


  • Jack-in-the-pulpit
  • Jade
  • Jack in the pulpit (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset, hallucinations)
  • Japanese Plum (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Japanese Show Lily
  • Japanese Spindle (dog poisonous plants when eaten in largerquantity)
  • Japanese Yew (also called Yew)
  • Jasmine (dog plant toxicity varies by dog)
  • Jerusalem Cherry (All parts of plant are toxic to dogs. Cancause vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)
  • Jerusalem Oak
  • Jessamine (sap and berries are toxic to dogs, can causedigestive problems, nervous system problems, can cause death)
  • Jimson Weed (thorn apple - toxicity varies by dog - cancause death)
  • Jonquil (bulb is toxic)
  • Juniper


  • Kaffir Lily
  • Kalanchoe (causes depression, teeth grinding, rapidbreathing, paralysis, lack of muscle coordination/ataxia)
  • Kale (causes anemia, possible source of fertility issues)
  • Kingcup (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Kiss-me-quick
  • Klamath Weed
  • Kudu Lily


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  • Laburum (toxic leaves and seeds - causes vomiting andnausea)
  • Lace Fern
  • Lacy Tree
  • Lady-of-the-night
  • Lantana (causes vomiting and nausea)
  • Larkspur (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Laurels (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Leatherflower
  • Leek
  • Lemon
  • Lenten Rose (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Leopard Lily (causes vomiting, nausea and skin allergy)
  • Leyland cypress (toxic in larger quantities, can cause askin reaction or allergy)
  • Lillies (Lilum - harmful if large amount is consumed)
  • Lily of the Palace
  • Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis, excessivedrooling, nausea, diarrhea, decreased heart rate, cardiac arrhythmia,seizures - seek emergency medical attention)
  • Lime (vomiting, diarrhea, depression, possible lightsensitivity)
  • Lobelia (toxic in large quantities, may cause a skinallergy in dogs)
  • Locoweek (toxicity varies by dog, dog hallucinogen)
  • Locust (causes weakness and nausea)
  • Lord-and-ladies
  • Lupines (dog plant toxicity varies by dog - can be toxic inlarger quantities)


  • Macadamia Nut
  • Machineel Tree
  • Madagascar Dragon Tree
  • Maidens Breath
  • Majesty (dog poisonous plants with symptoms such as mouthswelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Malanga (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Maleberry
  • Mallow (nausea and vomiting)
  • Maple Tree
  • Marble Queen (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Marijuana (dog hallucinogen)
  • Marsh marigold (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Matrimony vine (toxicity varies by dog)
  • May apple (toxicity in dogs varies by dog)
  • Mayweed
  • Mauna Loa Peace Lily (also called Peace Lily)
  • Meadow rue (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Meadow Saffron
  • Medicine Plant
  • Melanga
  • Mescal bean (toxicity varies by dog)
  • Mexican Breadfruit
  • Mezereon
  • Mild vetch
  • Milfoil
  • Milkweed (toxic in larger quantities, may cause a skinallergy in dogs)
  • Mistletoe "American"(common family of dog poisonous plantsduring the Christmas holiday - has toxic berries, causes problems inthegastrointestinal tract such as serious vomiting and diarrhea, skinirritation and a lowered heart rate, lower blood pressure, irritableand irregular behavior. Can be fatal for puppiesthat eat Mistletoe berries.)
  • Mock Azalea
  • Mock orange (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Mole Bean Plant
  • Monkey Pod (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Monkshood (causes stomach upset and nervous behavior. Mayaffect the heart)
  • Moonseed (toxicity varies by dog)
  • Moonweed (causes dog convulsions)
  • Morning Glory (dog hallucinogen, can also causegastrointestinal upset, agitation, tremors, disorientation, ataxia,anorexia)
  • Morning-noon-and-night
  • Mother-in-Law ((mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Moroccan broom (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Moss Rose
  • Mother-in-law tongue (toxic leaves that can cause diarrhea,irritation around the mouth, skin irritation, tremors, seizures,asphyxiation, balance problems, can cause death)
  • Mother of Millions
  • Mother-in-Law
  • Mountain Laurel (toxic to dogs in larger quantities)
  • Mountain mahogany
  • Mulch mixed with Cocoa Beans
  • Mum (vomiting, diarrhea, hypersalivation, lack ofcoordination, skin irritation)
  • Mushroom (toxicity varies by type)
  • Mustards


  • Naked Ladies (dog poisonous plants that can cause nauseaand vomiting)
  • Nandina
  • Narcissus (can cause skin irritation, diarrhea and vomiting)
  • Needlepoint Ivy (Causes gastrointestinal symptoms and skinirritation)
  • Nephthytis
  • Nerine
  • Neththyis (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Nicotiana: Another garden flower with toxic leaves. (Cancause vomiting and affects the central nervous system.)
  • Nightshade: A wildflower with toxic berries and leaves(vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heart issues, respiratory problems)
  • Norfolk Island Pine
  • Nutmeg (dog hallucinogen)
  • Nux vomica (causes dog convulsions)


  • Oak Tree (toxic acorns and foliage - causes problems withkidneys. Symptoms can appear several days after ingesting these dogpoisonous plants)
  • Octopus Tree
  • Oilcloth Flower
  • Oleander (causes heart issues, digestive problems. Verypoisonous plant to dogs and can cause death)
  • Onion (Never ever feed dogs onions or products that containonions, can cause anemia)
  • Orange (vomiting, diarrhea, depression, sensitivity tolight, oils are toxic to dogs)
  • Orange Day Lily


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  • Pacific Yew
  • Painter's Palatte
  • Palm Lily
  • Panda Plant
  • Paper White
  • Paraguayan Jasmine
  • Parlor Ivy (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Paspalum (toxic seeds, can cause skin irritation)
  • Pasque flower (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Peace Lily (Mauna Loa Peace Lily) - (mouth swelling,breathing problems, gastrointestinal upset)
  • Peach (leaves and pits are toxic, pit contains cyanide -results in vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Peacock Flower
  • Pencil cactus
  • Pie Plant
  • Pieris
  • Pig Lily
  • Pigtail Plant
  • Perennial Pea
  • Peruvian lily (toxic in large quantity, may result in dogskin allergy)
  • Peony (roots are poisonous to dogs)
  • Periwinkle (dog hallucinogen)
  • Peyote (dog hallucinogen)
  • Pie Plant
  • Philodendron Pertusum (contains insoluble calcium oxalatecrystals that can cause irritation to the mouth, esophagus and stomach.Can results in excessive salivation, vomiting and difficultyswallowing.)
  • Pigweed (varied toxic effects)
  • Pineapple broom (poisonous to dogs in larger quantities)
  • Plantain Lily
  • Plum
  • Plumosa Fern
  • Poinciana
  • Poinsettia (Mildly toxic to dogs. Includes toxic stems, sapand leaves, these dogpoisonous plants can cause diarrhea cramps, delirium. The sap causeseye irritation if touches the eyes and possibly skin irritation)
  • Poison Daisy
  • Poison Hemlock
  • Poison Ivy (toxic bark, fruit andleaves. If touches skincan cause dog skin blisters)
  • Poison hemlock (varied dog toxic effects on the nervoussystem, possible skin irritation/dermatitis, can cause death)
  • Poison Oak (toxic bark, leaves and fruit, may cause skinirritation)
  • Poison Parsnip
  • Poison Sumac (can cause dog skin blisters)
  • Pokeroot (can cause vomiting and nausea in dogs)
  • Pokeweed: The pokeweed is a dog poisonous plant found infieldsthat have toxic roots, berries and seeds - (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Poppy (dog hallucinogen in larger quantities)
  • Portulaca
  • Potato (green skins and sprouts - always cook for dogs)
  • Pothos (Scindapsus, Epipremnum) - (mouth swelling,breathing problems, gastrointestinal upset)
  • Pot Mum (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heart issues,respiratory problems)
  • Prayer Bean
  • Precatory Bean
  • Prickly poppy (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Pride-of-India
  • Primrose (leaves are toxic, has an upset stomach, may causeskin irritation)
  • Privet (toxic leaves, can cause vomiting, painful abdomen,diarrhea, toxic in larger amounts)
  • Purslane


  • Queensland Nut


  • Racemose asparagus
  • Ragwort (can cause death in very small amounts, results inkidney failure and liver damage. Poisoning not reversible)
  • Rain Tree (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Raisins (ingesting raisins for dogs can cause kidneyfailure, consumption can be fatal)
  • Rape (dogs that ingest Rape can go blind, can harm thenervous system, stomach disorders, respiratory problems)
  • Ranger's Button
  • Rattle box
  • Red Emerald
  • Red-ink plant (poisonous if consumed, results in vomitingand nausea)
  • Red Lily
  • Red-Margined Dracaena (also called Straight-MarginedDracaena)
  • Red Princess (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Rhododendron (this dog poison plant results in vomiting,nausea, vomiting, respiratory problems and coma)
  • Rhubarb (leaves are toxic, varied dog toxic effectsincluding coma and convulsions. Can cause death in dogs)
  • Ribbon Plant (Dracaena sanderiana)
  • Ridderstjerne
  • Ripple Ivy (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)
  • Rock Moss
  • Roman Chamomile
  • Rosary pea
  • Rosebay (Results in vomiting and nausea)
  • Rose periwinkle (dog poison plant in larger quantity)
  • Rose of China
  • Rose of Sharon
  • Rubrum Lily
  • Rue (Can cause skin allergy, vomiting and nausea)
  • Running Myrtle


  • Sabi Star
  • Sacred Bamboo
  • Saddle Leaf Philodendron - (mouth swelling, breathingproblems, gastrointestinal upset)
  • Sago Palm (can cause death related to liver failure, thisis a plant that dogs like to chew)
  • Satin Pothos
  • Savin (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Schefflera (Brassaia actinophylla - plant toxic to dogs inlarger quantity, possible cause of skin allergy)
  • Seaside Daisy
  • Shamrock Plant
  • Shatavari
  • Show Daisy
  • Silkweed (plant toxic to dogs if consumed in large quantity)
  • Silver Dollar
  • Silver Jade Plant
  • Skunk cabbage (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Smartweeds
  • Snake Lily
  • Snake Plant
  • Snowdrops
  • Snow-on-the-mountain
  • Soapberry (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Solomon's Lily
  • Solomon's seal (plant poisonous to dogs if large amountsare consumed)
  • Sorghum
  • Sowbread
  • Spanish Thyme
  • Spider Mum (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)
  • Spider Plant (salivation and vomiting)
  • Spinach (varied dog toxic effects)
  • Spindle Tree
  • Split Leaf (dog poisonous plants that result in mouthswelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Spotted Dumb Cane
  • Sprangeri fern (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)
  • Spruce Tree
  • Spurge
  • Squill (dog poisonous plants in larger quantities)
  • Staggerbush
  • Starch Root
  • Starflower (pet poison plant in large quantity)
  • Stargazer Lily
  • Starleaf
  • St Johns Wort (dog poison plant harmful if ingested inlarge quantity)
  • Star of Bethlehem (dog poisonous plants in largerquantities)
  • Stinking Chamomile
  • Straight-Margined Dracaena
  • String of Pearls
  • Striped Dracaena
  • Sunburned potato (varied dog toxic effects)
  • Superb Lily
  • Sweet Pea (toxic in large quantity)
  • Sweet Potato Vine
  • Sweetheart Ivy
  • Sweet William
  • Swiss Cheese Plant (results in mouth irritation anddiarrhea, may result in skin irritation)


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  • Tail Flower
  • Taro
  • Taro Vine (mouth irritation and diarrhea, skin irritation)
  • Texas Umbrella Tree
  • Tiger Lily
  • Ti-plant
  • Tobacco (toxic in larger quantities)
  • Tobira
  • Tomato Plant/Vine (varied dog toxic effects such ashypersalivation, inappetence, severe gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea,drowsiness, depression, confusion, behavioral change, weakness, dilatedpupils, slow heart rate)
  • Tree Philodendron
  • Tree Tobacco
  • Tropic Snow Dumbcane
  • True Aloe
  • Trumpet Lily
  • Tuberous begonia - (mouth swelling, breathing problems,gastrointestinal upset)
  • Tulip (Narcissus bulbs - can result in dog skin allergy aswell as intense gastrointestinal irritation, drooling, loss ofappetite, depression of the central nervous system, convulsions,cardiac abnormalities)
  • Umbrella Tree
  • Umbrella Plant (vomiting, pain in abdomen, tremors, heartissues, respiratory problems)


  • Variable Dieffenbachia
  • Variegated Philodendron
  • Varnish tree (Can result in dog skin blisters on the skin)
  • Velvet grass
  • Vinca rosea (causes vomiting and diarrhea and affects thecentral nervous system)
  • Virgin's Bower


  • Wahoo
  • Wake Robin
  • Walnut
  • Wandering Jew (skin irritation)
  • Warneckei Dracaena
  • Water Flag
  • Water hemlock (varied dog toxic effects, causes convulsionsin dogs)
  • Water Hyacinth
  • Wax-Leaf
  • Wax Tree (can cause dog skin blisters)
  • Weeping Fig (causes skin reaction)
  • Western Black locust yew (vomiting, painful abdomen,diarrhea)
  • Western Yew
  • White Heads
  • Wild Arum
  • Wild black cherry (vomiting, painful abdomen, diarrhea)
  • Wild Calla
  • Wild Carnation
  • Wild Coffe
  • Wild radish
  • Windflower (dog poison plant in large quantities)
  • Winterberry
  • Winter Cherry
  • Wisteria (poison seeds and pits - vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Wolfsbane (vomiting and nausea)
  • Wood Lily
  • Woody aster
  • Woody nightshade (nausea and vomiting)


  • Yarrow
  • Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
  • Yellow jessamine
  • Yellow oleander
  • Yellow pine flax
  • Yew (also called Japanese Yew - poisonous foliage andberries - dog poisonous plants that cause abdominal cramps, drooling,vomiting. The leaves/foliage is more toxic than berries. Can causesudden death. Florists have begun using it in holiday wreaths, allparts of teh plant contain the toxic alkaloid taxines.)
  • Yew Pine
  • Yucca


How do I know if my dog has been poisoned by a plant? ›

Signs & Symptoms of Poisoning in Dogs
  1. Agitation.
  2. Tremors.
  3. Convulsions.
  4. Nausea and/or vomiting.
  5. Seizures.
  6. Heart problems.
  7. Diarrhoea.
  8. Kidney failure.
11 Nov 2019

Can a dog recover from toxic poisoning? ›

25% of poisoned pets recover within two hours. Of the pets that take longer to recover, many can be treated at home with the advice of your veterinarian or with advice from the ASPCA Poison Control Center (telephone 1-888-426-4435). Even with treatment, one in 100 poisoned pets dies.

How long does it take for a dog to be affected by poison? ›

Common signs of poisoning: Incoordination (ataxia), tremors, seizures, paralysis, and eventually death. The more an animal eats, the more severe the clinical signs may be. Signs can develop within 2 hours, but may be delayed as long as 36 hours.

How do you flush poison out of a dogs system? ›

Once in the hospital, your veterinarian may give your dog intravenous fluid, flush your dog's stomach, give your dog activated charcoal to absorb the toxin, or perform surgery. Supportive medications may help your dog's kidneys and liver process the poison and heal.

What is the first aid for dog poisoning? ›

Flush your dog's eyes out with water as soon as possible. For consumption of poisonous products, your vet may instruct you to induce vomiting in your dog. Don't induce vomiting on your own as doing so is not always the best recourse. Keep 3% hydrogen peroxide on hand for just such a circumstance.

Does milk help with dog poisoning? ›

No. Milk is unlikely to be helpful in the vast majority of poisoning situations and can sometimes make things worse. Most pets are lactose intolerant and giving milk can cause or worsen stomach upset symptoms.

What is the first step in any case of suspected poisoning? ›

Get to fresh air right away. Call the toll-free Poison Help line (1-800-222-1222), which connects you to your local poison center.

What if dog eats snake plant? ›

Unfortunately, they are also poisonous plants for dogs and can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea if consumed, says the ASPCA. It's important to contact your veterinarian right away if you think your dog has ingested any portion of a snake plant.

Does water help a poisoned dog? ›

Induce vomiting.

If you are sure that vomiting will not pose further risk to your dog or you are directed by veterinary or poison control personnel to do so, you can easily and safely cause your dog to vomit. A 1:1 solution of 3% hydrogen peroxide and water will do the trick.

What does toxicity in dogs look like? ›

At home, signs of toxicity may include lethargy, abnormal mentation or behavior, vomiting, diarrhea, white gums, seizures, spontaneous bleeding (including blood in the stool), and increased water consumption and urination volumes. The following list includes many of the most commonly reported toxicities in dogs.

Can dogs survive toxicity? ›

Yes! Dogs can absolutely survive being poisoned, but the survival rate greatly depends on type of toxin, how much of it the dog ingested, and how fast the dog receives treatment. Dogs who don't ingest much of a toxic substance and those who receive treatment quickly generally have a better chance at survival.

What are the symptoms of being slowly poisoned? ›

General symptoms
  • feeling and being sick.
  • diarrhoea.
  • stomach pain.
  • drowsiness, dizziness or weakness.
  • high temperature.
  • chills (shivering)
  • loss of appetite.
  • headache.

What are the signs of kidney failure in dogs? ›

By the time a dog experiences renal failure, the disease has advanced and you may notice such signs as:
  • Blood in urine.
  • Lethargy.
  • Pale gums.
  • Ulcers in the mouth.
  • Intestinal seizures.
  • Significant weight loss.
  • Drunken behavior or uncoordinated movement such as stumbling.
  • Significant decrease in appetite.
17 May 2021

What does kidney failure look like in dogs? ›

The clinical signs of more advanced kidney failure include loss of appetite, depression, vomiting, diarrhea, and very bad breath. Occasionally, ulcers will be found in the mouth.

How do you neutralize poison? ›

Hospital treatment

activated charcoal – sometimes used to treat someone who's been poisoned; the charcoal binds to the poison and stops it being further absorbed into the blood. antidotes – these are substances that either prevent the poison from working or reverse its effects.

Can sugar help dogs? ›

Sugary Foods and Drinks

Too much sugar can do the same thing to dogs that it does to people. It can make your dog overweight and cause problems with their teeth. It can even lead to diabetes.

Are bananas good for dogs? ›

Yes, dogs can eat bananas. In moderation, bananas are a great low-calorie treat for dogs. They're high in potassium, vitamins, biotin, fiber, and copper. They are low in cholesterol and sodium, but because of their high sugar content, bananas should be given as a treat, not part of your dog's main diet.

Are eggs good for dogs? ›

Eggs are perfectly safe for dogs, Eggs are a great source of nutrition for your canine companion. They are high in protein, fatty acids, vitamins, and fatty acids that help support your dog inside and out. Remember that eggs are only as good as the chicken they come from.

What Can dogs drink besides water? ›

Dogs can drink some fresh juices, coconut water, carrot extract, nut milk, bone broth, and kefir in moderate quantities. Make sure you don't give them anything containing added sugars, salt, or preservatives. When it comes to hydrating your dog in the safest way possible, stick to clean fresh cool water.

What is the slowest acting poison? ›

The whole point of using a slow-acting poison like thallium is that it's hard to detect. Thallium is apparently uncommon enough that doctors didn't even bother testing for it until days after Wang entered the hospital. It's a time-delay kill strategy.

How do you test for poison in the body? ›

Whole blood, serum, or plasma specimens are typically preferred for most testing; quantitative results can be used to assess signs and symptoms of toxicity. Urine can be used to assess acute or chronic exposure within an average window of detection of 1-3 days.

What are the side effects of poison? ›

Signs and symptoms of poisoning may include:
  • Burns or redness around the mouth and lips.
  • Breath that smells like chemicals, such as gasoline or paint thinner.
  • Vomiting.
  • Difficulty breathing.
  • Drowsiness.
  • Confusion or other altered mental status.

How do I stop my dog eating my plants? ›

When you notice your pooch approaching one of your plants, firmly shout “no” to get their attention. If your dog starts to back away from the plant, immediately praise them with a kind tone, some treats, or even their favorite toy. Another technique is to use motion-sensitive repellent.

Why is my dog eating plants all of a sudden? ›

The condition wherein dogs are compelled to eat non-edible items is known as pica, and it may be an indicator of underlying issues. Eating leaves may be a part of your dog's primal instincts, but the behavior could also be a sign of other medical issues, nutritional deficiencies, or even boredom.

Is Spider plants toxic to dogs? ›

Spider Plant. Chlorophytum comosum, commonly referred to as Spider Plants, are safe for dogs and probably one of the most widely recognized houseplants. Boston Ferns. Nephrolepis exaltata, an evergreen that can grow up to 5 feet, is a snuggly and safe plant for pets.

How does a vet treat a poisoned dog? ›

If the animal is unconscious, the stomach may be flushed with a stomach tube, or surgery on the stomach may be needed. Laxatives and medications used to empty the bowels may be recommended in some instances to help remove the poison from the gastrointestinal tract.

What are 5 signs of an overdose? ›

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Overdose
  • Dilated pupils.
  • Unsteady walking.
  • Chest pain.
  • Severe difficulty breathing, shallow breathing, or complete cessation of breath.
  • Gurgling sounds that indicate the person's airway is blocked.
  • Blue lips or fingers.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Abnormally high body temperature.

What is the fastest way to resolve food poisoning? ›

Stop eating and drinking for a few hours. Try sucking on ice chips or taking small sips of water. You might also try drinking clear soda, clear broth or noncaffeinated sports drinks. You might also try oral rehydration solutions if you have severe dehydration symptoms or diarrhea.

What are the 3 types of poison? ›

In regard to poisoning, chemicals can be divided into three broad groups: agricultural and industrial chemicals, drugs and health care products, and biological poisons—i.e., plant and animal sources. These three groups, along with a fourth category, radiation, are discussed below.

What are signs of pancreatitis in dogs? ›

What are the clinical signs of pancreatitis? The most common clinical signs include nausea, vomiting, fever, lethargy, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and decreased appetite. During an attack, dogs may take a 'praying position', with their rear end up in the air while their front legs and head are lowered onto the floor.

What foods help repair kidneys in dogs? ›

For dogs with renal health issues, feed them a diet of high-quality protein with low phosphorus and sodium, and added omega-3 fatty acids, such as a mix of good quality meat, veggies like bell peppers, and either a supplement of omega-3's or fish, flax, sardines, or anchovies.

What are the first signs of kidney problems? ›

  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Fatigue and weakness.
  • Sleep problems.
  • Urinating more or less.
  • Decreased mental sharpness.
  • Muscle cramps.
3 Sept 2021

What foods cause kidney failure in dogs? ›

Ordinary table foods like grapes and raisins; certain commercial jerky treat products; common OTC medications like aspirin or other nonsteroidals (NSAIDs); or prescribed medications can all cause kidney disease.

What happens when a dog's kidneys start shutting down? ›

Symptoms of kidney failure include excessive thirst and an excessive volume of urine in the early stages. Later symptoms of acute kidney failure include lethargy, poor appetite, and vomiting. In severe kidney failure, the amount of urine may actually decrease, or the pet may stop making urine altogether.

What happens if a dog eats a house plant? ›

Digesting a plant that is considered toxic can cause symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and sneezing. If a large amount of the plant is consumed, or if your dog is triggered specifically by the plant it ate, symptoms can be serious. Watch out for signs of toxicity, which can include: Lack of energy.

What are the symptoms of being slowly poisoned? ›

General symptoms
  • feeling and being sick.
  • diarrhoea.
  • stomach pain.
  • drowsiness, dizziness or weakness.
  • high temperature.
  • chills (shivering)
  • loss of appetite.
  • headache.

Does milk help a poisoned dog? ›

No. Milk is unlikely to be helpful in the vast majority of poisoning situations and can sometimes make things worse. Most pets are lactose intolerant and giving milk can cause or worsen stomach upset symptoms. I should always induce vomiting.

What happens if my dog eats a poisonous plant? ›

Dogs who have consumed a poisonous plant will display signs such as nervousness, muscle tremors, excessive sweating, seizures, weakness, breathing complications, increased heart rate, stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea and coma. Different plants present different signs of illness.

How do you keep dogs away from poisonous plants? ›

Use Cayenne Pepper Powder Outside

For outdoor plants, try sprinkling cayenne pepper powder around the border of poisonous plants. The powder is irritating to the eyes and nose, and dogs also don't like the scent. Keep an eye out for common plants that can hurt your dog.

What common weeds are poisonous to dogs? ›

Some poisonous weeds include Datura stramonium, also known as Jimsonweed, Devil's Trompet, Thorn Apple, Indian Apple, Black Datura, Tolguacha, and Jamestown Weed. A more commonly known weed is milkweed, which is found in North America. There are over 140 species, and it is highly toxic to dogs.

Are any outdoor plants poisonous to dogs? ›

Spoiler alert: Azaleas, lily of the valley, and tulips are just a few of the garden plants that are harmful to dogs. Some common plants that are popular choices for many gardeners can be potentially poisonous for our canine companions.

Why is my dog eating plants all of a sudden? ›

The condition wherein dogs are compelled to eat non-edible items is known as pica, and it may be an indicator of underlying issues. Eating leaves may be a part of your dog's primal instincts, but the behavior could also be a sign of other medical issues, nutritional deficiencies, or even boredom.

What are 5 signs of an overdose? ›

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Overdose
  • Dilated pupils.
  • Unsteady walking.
  • Chest pain.
  • Severe difficulty breathing, shallow breathing, or complete cessation of breath.
  • Gurgling sounds that indicate the person's airway is blocked.
  • Blue lips or fingers.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Abnormally high body temperature.

What is the fastest way to resolve food poisoning? ›

Stop eating and drinking for a few hours. Try sucking on ice chips or taking small sips of water. You might also try drinking clear soda, clear broth or noncaffeinated sports drinks. You might also try oral rehydration solutions if you have severe dehydration symptoms or diarrhea.

How can poison be treated? ›

antidotes – these are substances that either prevent the poison from working or reverse its effects. sedatives – may be given if the person is agitated. a ventilator (breathing machine) – may be used if the person stops breathing. anti-epileptic medicine – may be used if the person has seizures (fits)


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