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… videowistia|g9ifljtx3c|true cats will chew on plants and because they love to climb and explore it is difficult to keep plants out of their reach if you want to keep plants in your house or if you let your cat out into your yard you need to be able to accurately identify plants and flowers that are poisonous to cats when in doubt it is safest to remove a questionable plant from your home common plants and flowers that are poisonous… read more

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… videowistia|g9ifljtx3c|true by jessica remitz as you head into the garden to plant bulbs or clip fresh flowers its important to keep in mind that some plants and fertilizers can be toxic to your pet in the springtime weve asked dr justine lee emergency veterinary specialist and ceo of vetgirl llc to share some details on potentially poisonous plants to dogs and cats and what to do if your pet ingests one of them poisonous plants for dogs the first plants… read more

… in north america but water hemlock poisoning almost always occurs in grazing animals cattle horses etc this is the first time ive ever heard of a dog dying from water hemlock poisoning water hemlock contains cicutoxin tiny amounts of which can have a dramatic negative effect on the nervous system of animals including people all parts of the water hemlock plant are poisonous but the highest levels of cicutoxin are found in the roots according to the usda the thick rootstalk of the water hemlock contains a number of small chambers… read more

… reviewed on march 19 2020 by dr jennifer grota dvm some plants and cut flowers can actually be toxic to dogs causing symptoms such as swelling of the mouth vomiting trembling loss of coordination seizures difficulty breathing or even death but that doesnt mean you cant ever decorate your place with indoor plants or accept a gift of flowers from a friend before you bring home a nice flower arrangement or new houseplant you … some plants are extremely toxic to our pets says dr david dorman dvm and… read more

… adding a little greenery to your home decor is always a nice finishing touchand houseplants can help cleanse the air toobut if you have pets be careful which plants you choose not all plants are safe for pets in fact there are quite a few poisonous plants for dogs and cats that can cause some very serioussometimes even fatalhealth issues some plants that are poisonous to cats and dogs may only cause irritation while others can lead to kidney… read more

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… the modern world is home to many chemicals airborne substances drugs and plants that are poisonous to dogs this article links to several everyday treatments guides for exposure to some of these common and dangerous substances what to watch for some poisons are more obvious than others consider chemicals paint or tar on the skin for example others are more insidious from ingested plant material and drugs to surreptitiously consumed chemicals … immediate care should be sought include the following click on the… read more

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… plant is more commonly found in the northwest states both white bryony and black bryony are known for being highly toxic to the intestinal tract while the whole plant is toxic to a horse ie leaves berries vines the berries and roots of the plant hold the most poison the coloring of the berries is best way to distinguish between the two types of bryonies while both plants berries begin green the white bryonys berries ripen to black colored berries while the black byronys berries ripen to red colored berries the plant is described… read more

… videowistia|41ulix42rs|true reviewed for accuracy on may 17 2019 by dr katie grzyb dvm succulent plants are more popular than ever because they are easy to care for and work well as houseplants marked by their thick fleshy leaves succulents are native to desert environments but adapt easily to a variety of conditions these hardy plants can thrive both indoors and outdoors making them a favorite among both experienced gardeners and budding green thumbs while succulents can be great lowmaintenance houseplants for… read more

… veterinary pet insurance company vpi the largest provider of pet health insurance in the us analyzed more than 400 claims of toxic plant ingestions it received last year to find which plants and plant products proved most likely to poison pets raisins and grapes topped the list followed by mushrooms and marijuana top plant poisoning claims of 2008 1 raisinsgrapes 2 mushrooms 3 marijuana 4 lily 5 walnuts 6 onion 7 sago palm 8 macadamia nuts 9 azalea 10 hydangea according to vpi most mushroom ingestion claims were submitted in late… read more

… disorder of the lips oral and pharyngeal diseases foreign body eg ingestion of a linear foreign body such as a sewing needle tumor abscess gingivitis or stomatitis inflammation of the lining of the mouth secondary to periodontal disease leukemia infection viral upper respiratory infection immunemediated disease kidney disease ingestion of a caustic agent or poisonous plant effects of radiation therapy to the oral cavity burns eg from biting on an electrical cord neurologic or functional disorder of the pharynx salivary gland… read more

… many homes have several common outdoor plants as part of the garden foliage vegetation or landscaping cats will eat plants that grow in the wild for digestive purposes to loosen undigested food or hair for regurgitation and for selftreatment for instance cats will commonly eat grass to aid in the digestion of food or to capture hair ie hairballs from the stomach and esophagus so that it can be regurgitated cats will also use plants for medicinal purposes often when they have viral bacterial or… read more

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… pennyroyal oil from poisonous plant for cats pennyroyal oil is derived from plants within the mint family known as labiatae it is frequently used in flea powders sprays and in fragrances it can be toxic to cats particularly when ingested symptoms and types symptoms expected with pennyroyal oil poisoning include listlessness vomiting diarrhea coughing up blood difficulty breathing bloody nose lethargy coma seizures death causes the active poison in pennyroyal oil is a chemical known as pulegone which is toxic to… read more

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… pennyroyal oil from poisonous plant for dogs pennyroyal oil is derived from plants within the mint family known as labiatae it is frequently used in flea powders and sprays and in fragrances it can be toxic to dogs particularly when ingested there has been one reported case of a dog suffering pennyroyal oil poisoning from dermal skin exposure as well symptoms and types symptoms expected with pennyroyal oil poisoning include listlessness vomiting diarrhea coughing up blood difficulty breathing bloody nose lethargy… read more

… of the lips particularly in giantbreed dogs oral and pharyngeal diseases presence of a foreign body eg linear foreign body such as a sewing needle tumor abscess gingivitis or stomatitis inflammation of the lining of the mouth secondary to periodontal disease viral upper respiratory infection immunemediated disease kidney disease ingestion of a caustic agent or poisonous plants effects of radiation therapy to the oral cavity burns eg from biting on an electrical cord neurologic or functional disorder of the… read more

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… the presence of don other diagnostic procedures that may rule out diseases with similar symptoms to those of mycotoxicosisdeoxynivalenol namely inappetite and vomiting include xrays chemical blood profile and urine analysis alternate diagnoses may include an infection due to virus bacteria or parasite exposure to various toxins such as ethanol poisoning ingestion of poisonous plants tumors or other abnormal cell growths or an infection of the pancreas treatment this condition can generally be solved simply by… read more

… intoxication in rabbits ingestion of toxic substances has the potential for affecting many of a rabbits body systems intoxication the clinical term given to poisoning may be due to eating poisonous substances such as poisonous plants or chemicals like rodent poisons and lead intoxication can also occur as the result of inadvertent administration of drugs many antibiotics that are commonly prescribed to other mammals can be fatal to rabbits rabbits may also have adverse reactions to many common… read more

… sticks and glow jewelry these products are not terribly toxic but have an extremely unpleasant taste that can cause drooling and agitation for the unsuspecting cat that bites into one watching the cats reaction can be a frightening experience for a cat owner and prompts many inquiries about these products and their potential for adverse effects lilies these beautiful plants can be lethal for your cat all parts of the plant are considered toxic and even getting pollen on the fur from coming too close to one of these plants… read more

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… the presence of don other diagnostic procedures that may rule out diseases with similar symptoms to those of mycotoxicosisdeoxynivalenol namely inappetite and vomiting include xrays chemical blood profile and urine analysis alternate diagnoses may include an infection due to virus bacteria or parasite exposure to various toxins such as ethanol poisoning ingestion of poisonous plants lilies for cats for example tumors or other abnormal cell growths or an infection of the pancreas treatment this condition can… read more

… pets that roam are susceptible to a number of dangers including automobile accidents predation exposure to contagious diseases exposure to poisons and more additionally allowing your pet to roam unsupervised may alienate your neighbors should your pet ever relieve him or herself in their lawn or dig up their garden read should i keep my cat indoors read 10 common poisonous plants for dogs following these tips can go a long ways towards providing a long healthy and happy life for your pet image bart78 via… read more

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… you are still advised to remove the substance in order to prevent your cat from either licking or swallowing it symptoms sneezing wheezing watery eyes red eyes allergy symptoms irritated inflamed skin itching scratching burnlike sores on the skin nose or in the mouth hair is falling out unexplained wounds on the skin or face a rash anyplace on the body causes toxic plants in wood piles weed thickets and open areas fungal bacteria in dirt wooded lakeside and farm environments allergies to food products additives colors specific… read more

… some people use the terms catnip and cat grass interchangeably cat grass typically refers to a mix of oat rye barley and wheat grasses according to the humane society keep in mind that if you will be growing cat grass indoors it can be hard for kitties to distinguish the difference between what they can and should eat the cat grass youre so lovingly growing and other plants and flowers that may be toxic to them like these never keep poisonous plants or flowers in an area where your cat can easily… read more

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… disorders gastric ulcervery common foreign body in the gastrointestinal tractvery common gastroenteritis inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract from various causes infection or parasites esophageal disorders megaesophagus enlarged esophagus esophageal foreign body or tumor esophagitis inflammation of the esophagussecondary to ingestion of a caustic agent or poisonous plant oral and pharynx diseases foreign body tumor gum disease or stomatitis inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth neurologic disorders canine… read more

… from liver failure or a reduced blood platelet count thrombocytopenia due to drug exposure ingestion of rat poison can also be a cause of coagulopathy with concurrent vomiting hematemesis may also follow a traumatic incident such as severe burns heat stroke major surgery exposure to poisons from heavy metals such as iron or lead and snake bites exposure to toxic plants and pesticides may also cause vomiting of blood critically ill animals are at a higher risk for hematemesis other riskinducing factors are the administration of… read more

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… in dogs coagulopathy or lack of proper blood clotting may result from liver failure or a reduced blood platelet count thrombocytopenia due to toxin or drug exposure hematemesis may also follow a traumatic incident such as being hit by car severe burns heatstroke major surgery exposure to poisons from heavy metals such as iron or lead and snake bites exposure to toxic plants and pesticides may also cause vomiting of blood in dogs ingestion of rat poison is a cause of improper blood clotting critically ill animals are at a higher… read more

… up next in our how to series inducing emesis in dogs or in laymens terms making a dog vomit dogs are scavengers and have the maddening tendency to find and eat the things in their environments that are destined to make them the most sick human medications pet medications insecticides cleaning products fertilizer weed killer poisonous plants pesticides potentially toxic human foods eg chocolate grapesraisings xylitol you name it and a dog has probably eaten it in some cases the first line of treatment is to get… read more