Dog Disease - Common Poisonous Plants to protect your dog from

Bringing a new puppy or dog into your house and making them a part of the family entails lots of new adventures for you and the pet. Some dogs will eat anything in site when they arrive at a new place, at times like these it becomes the pet owners responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for the new family member in the house.

Many poisonous plants grow in our gardens and yards, either naturally or used in landscaping. We have composed a list of the most common plants which are poisonous and could be harmful to a dog, causing your dog or other pets to become sick or suffer from dog diseases. If you’re concerned about a specific plant that is not on our list, take a piece of it to your local garden center and speak to a horticulturist about it. Consult the following list of poisonous plants for your reference.

Trees and bushes
  • Avocado (leaves)
  • Bottlebrush
  • Boxwood
  • Cherry (seeds)
  • Common privet
  • Croton
  • Dogwood
  • English ivy
  • Hemlock
  • Holly
  • Horse chestnut
  • Mistletoe
  • Oleander
  • Peach (seeds)
  • Poison ivy
  • Poison oak
  • Poison sumac
  • Privet
  • Rhododendron
  • Wisteria
  • Yew
Flowering plants
  • Amaryllis
  • Anemone
  • Azalea
  • Bird of paradise
  • Buttercup
  • Christmas cactus
  • Crocus
  • Cyclamen
  • Foxglove
  • Impatiens
  • Jasmine
  • Morning glory
  • Larkspur
  • Lily of the valley
  • Poinsettia
  • Snapdragon
  • Sweet pea
  • Verbena
Bulbs, tubers, and fungi
  • Calla lily
  • Daffodil
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Hyacinth
  • Iris
  • Many mushrooms
  • Tulip
  • Weeds and herbs
  • Jimson weed
  • Locoweed
  • Milkweed
  • Pennyroyal
  • Pokeweed
  • Sage
All of the above plants can possibly be harmful for your pets, if a pet ingests any of these plants and shows signs of sickness or any dog disease consult your veterinary at the earliest.