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The following plant species can cause toxic effects in pet animals, contact the surgery for further advice 01202 499 622.
Please note this is not an exhaustive list and for exotic species a lot is just not known.
Whenever possible supplying the name, latin name or a sample of the ingested plant can help greatly with diagnosis and effective treatment.
A: Autumn Crocus (Colchicum Autumnale)
B: Blue Bells (Hyacinthoides spp)
Blue Green Algae- CAN BE FATAL SEEK URGENT VETERINARY ATTENTION
C: Cannabis; Conker/Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum); Cotoneaster species; Crocus species;
D: Daffodil; Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia spp)
F: Fungi of all forms including mushrooms, toadstools and puffballs. CAN BE FATAL SEEK URGENT VETERINARY ATTENTION
G: Garlics (including: Crow, Field, Golden, Wild,)
H: Holly (Ilex aquifolium); Hyacinths (Hyacinthus orientalis)
I: Ivy (both English and Common Ivy) (Hedera helix)
L: Laburnam (Laburnum anagyriudes); Leek,
M: Mistletoe (Viscum album- European Mistletoe)
N: Narcissus species
O: Oak (Acorns); Onions- including spring onions
P: Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea)
R: Rhododendron species; Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)
Y: Yews (Taxus species)
C: Catnip (Nepeta cataria) appears to cause euphoria in some cats.
Cordyline species CAN BE FATAL SEEK URGENT VETERINARY ATTENTION
D: Dracaena species CAN BE FATAL SEEK URGENT VETERINARY ATTENTION
L: LILIES- (Lillium and Hemerocallis spp) CAN BE FATAL SEEK URGENT VETERINARY ATTENTION commonly seen note even the pollen is poisonous and a fatal dose can be acquired from pollen dropped from a bouquet or display.
P: Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum spp) far less serious effects than the true lilies.
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
S: Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
Y: Yucca species