Very toxic, all parts, especially the berries
Moderate to very toxic, especially the berries and leaves
Leaves and stems low in toxicity
Greens: such as Balsam, Juniper, Cedar, Pine &
All parts of these plants
have a low level of toxicity.
Lights- Moderate to lethal toxicity, depending on the amount of fluid
chloride) inhaled or ingested.
Colors (fire salts)- Moderate to lethal toxicity, symptoms are gastrointestinal
irritation with vomiting and a variety of other manifestations, including
Hair (spun glass)- Low toxicity; can cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and
Tree Preservative Solution- Low toxicity, depending upon formulation and
Sprays & Snow Flock- Low toxicity, dry particles are inert; however,
toxicity from inhalation can occur if sprayed directly in mouth.
|Styrofoam- Low toxicity; can cause choking from mechanical obstruction.
Tree Ornaments- Non-toxic, but mechanical irritation or obstruction of the
gastrointestinal tract can occur if ingested.
(tinsel)- Non-toxic, however intestinal obstruction and choking are potential
Scenes- Toxicity may come from organisms possibly in the water, most notably
Read label warnings on all decorations - take the necessary precautions to
protect your pet.
& MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
Battery (disk battery)- Caustic, potentially high toxicity depending upon the
position of the battery in gastrointestinal tract.
Lotion, Colognes, Perfumes, Alcoholic Beverages-Ethanol in various
concentrations is moderately toxic depending upon the amount ingested. The high
concentrations of essential oils in true perfumes are especially toxic.
Model Cement- Moderate toxicity.
Adhesive- Uncured hardener: moderate to high toxicity.
resin- low toxicity, primarily irritation and sensitization.
Super Glue- Low toxicity, most difficulty occurs when eyelids become bonded
Supplies: Crayons, Felt Tip Markers, Pencils, Water-based Paints- Low
toxicity; however, may cause more than a mild mucous
membrane and gastrointestinal irritation.
Paints- Low toxicity; primary concern is possibility of aspiration.
Avoid toys with parts small enough to be pulled off and swallowed and toys
painted with toxic materials, etc. Use same precautions as with children.
the National Animal Poison Control Center (NAPCC), a non-profit, cost-recovery
program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University
of Illinois in Urbana, IL.
you suspect your pet has been poisoned, you should call your
veterinarian or you can call the NAPCC. This is not a free call.
Telephone numbers for the NAPCC are: 1-800-548-2423 ($30 per case, credit card
only; free follow-up calls until problem is resolved.)
1-900-680-0000 ($20 for 5 min., $2.95 per min. thereafter.)
24 Hour Poison Hotline
Plants and foods that are toxic to dogs
Here is a quick reference guide to the more common house and garden plants
and foods that are toxic to most all animals. If you have these plants or
foods, you need not dispose of them-just keep them away from your pets.
*Indicates that a substance is especially dangerous and can be fatal.
Alcohol (all beverages, ethanol (drinking), methanol (sterno), isopropyl
Autumn crocus ( Colchicum autumnale)*
Avocado (leaves, seeds, stem, skin)*
Azalea (entire rhododendron family)
Bird of Paradise
Castor bean* (can be fatal if chewed)
Chinese sacred or heavenly bamboo*
Choke cherry (unripe berries)*
Chrysanthemum (a natural source of pyrethrins)
Croton (Codiaeum sp.)
Delphenium, larkspur, monkshood*
Dumb cane (Dieffenbachia)*
Elderberry (unripe berries)
English ivy (All Hedera species of ivy)
Lily (bulbs of most species)
Narcissus, daffodil (Narcissus)
Oak* (remove bark for use as a bird perch)
Pencil cactus plant* (Euphorbia sp.)
Philodendron (all species)*
Poinsettia (many hybrids, avoid them all)
Potato (leaves and stem)
Rosary Pea(Arbus sp.)* (Can be fatal if chewed)
Scheffelera (umbrella plant)
Shamrock (Oxalis sp.)*
Spurge (Euphorbia sp.)
Tomatoes (leaves and stem)
TOXIC FOODS FOR DOGS
Onions Are Toxic to Dogs
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Toxicity in Dogs
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