Spring is here and summer is on the way, and your beautiful garden is in full bloom - but are any of your plants or flowers toxic to your cat or dog? Common houseplants and popular bouquet flowers can actually be dangerous to our four-legged friends! So we put together our guide on the spring garden plants that may actually be toxic or even fatal for your furry friends.
Each plant has a different level of toxicity, varying from mild poisoning to severe even fatal poisoning. If you notice any of the following symptoms and you suspect your pet could have ingested any of these plants, phone the vet as soon as you can. Plants bolded indicate serious/fatal poisoning so if you think your pet has ingest these, even if they do not show symptoms, phone a vet immedietly.
|Stomach pains||Loss of appetite||Inability to walk / Collapsed|
|Hypoventilation||Pale gums||Increased heart rate|
|Birds of Paradise||Both|
|Jack in the Pulpit||Both|
|Privet Tree Leaves||Both|
*This is a list of toxic plants that bloom in summer and spring, if you think your pet has eaten something that is not included in this list, check out any of the following websites and phone your vet if you are still uncertain: