Toxic Plants and Pets Infographic
Protect Your Pets from Dangerous Foliage
Did you know there are more than 700 plants that produce physiologically active or toxic substances that are dangerous to pets?
The effects of these poisonous plants can range from mild nausea to death. Vulnerability to plant toxicities depends on pet species, amount ingested and the size of your pet.
Nationwide pet insurance has identified some of the more common plants that you may unwittingly be bringing home. Keep a copy of this infographic handy when you're heading to the local greenhouse. If you suspect your pet has become poisoned, contact your veterinarian immediately or call the Pet Poison Helpline. Protect your pets from accidental poisoning.
To learn more about toxic plants and pets such as azaleas, calla lilies, Easter lilies, sago palms, oleander and rhododendrons, please read our full-length article, Pets and Toxic Plants.