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Plants that are poisonous to dogs include American holly, amaryllis, castor bean plants, garlic and other members of the allium family, and tomato plants, says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The American holly contains saponins, which if ...


There are many plants that are toxic to cats, with some of the most common being amaryllis, tulips, lilies and English ivy. Over 100 plants that are toxic to cats and other animals, and consulting with a veterinarian prior to the introduction of a new plant is a good id...


Among the types of foods considered poisonous to dogs are chocolate, raw bread dough, fresh and dried grapes, macadamia nuts and onions. Alcohol and hops, certain types of mold in food and the non-caloric sweetener xylitol are also toxic to dogs.


Large indoor plants include tropical house plants such as peace lily and bird of paradise. Small trees, such as Norfolk Island pines, plumerias and indoor palm trees also adapt well to indoor conditions, as do fig plants. All of these plants can grow to more than 5 feet...


Common symptoms of poisoning in dogs include vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, sudden onset of muscle tremors or seizures, and weakness or lethargy. Poison generally affects a dog's kidneys, liver and brain, but specific symptoms depend on the type of ...


According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the hibiscus plant is toxic to dogs, cats and horses. When consumed, the plant can cause vomiting, diarrhea and even nausea.


According to WebMD, the caffeine in tea is toxic to dogs. There is no sure antidote for caffeine poisoning, so an excessive amount is often fatal. Caffeine is also found in coffee, cocoa, chocolate, sodas, energy drinks, and cold medicines and pain killers for people.