While our pets are pretty resilient, there is a surprisingly large number of common foods and plants that are toxic for our furry friends! If you catch your pet in the act of eating anything on this list, please contact your veterinarian.

Foods Poisonous to Pets

  • Alcohol
  • Apple cores
  • Avocado
  • Cheese with high mold content (i.e. blue cheese)
  • Chives
  • Chocolate
  • Coffee
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Onions
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Peach
  • Raisins
  • Rhubarb
  • Sugar-free gum (Xylitol)
  • Yeast dough

Plants Poisonous to Pets

  • Amarylis
  • Andromeda
  • Azalea
  • Boxwood
  • Buttercup
  • Caladium
  • Calla Lily
  • Castor Bean
  • Chokecherry
  • Christmas Cherry
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Climbing Lily
  • Crocus
  • Crown of Thorns
  • Daffodil Bulbs
  • Daphne
  • Delphinium
  • Dumb Cane
  • Elderberry
  • Elephant Ear
  • Euonymus
  • Foxglove
  • Hemlock
  • Holly
  • Hyacinth
  • Hydrangea
  • Iris
  • Ivy
  • Jerusalem Cherry
  • Labiumum
  • Larkspur
  • Laurel, English
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Marigold
  • Marijuana
  • Mistletoe
  • Monkshood
  • Mountain Laurel
  • Mushrooms
  • Narcissus
  • Nightshade
  • Oak
  • Oleander
  • Philodendron
  • Poinsettia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Pokeberry
  • Pothos
  • Potato Eyes/Shoots
  • Privet
  • Rhododendron
  • Sago Palm
  • Snow of the Mountain
  • Star of Bethlehem
  • String of Pearls
  • Sumas
  • Sweet Pea (seedpod)
  • Tobacco
  • Toadstool
  • Wisteria
  • Yew

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