• Azalea
  • Box
  • Chinaberry tree
  • Horsechestnut
  • Laburnum
  • Oleander
  • Privet
  • Sago Palm
  • Rhododendron
  • Wisteria

These tougher-leafed or woody specimens are also poisonous and should be avoided in and around your house.

The following plants are the most toxic to dogs and should never be made available to them under any circumstances:

  • Amaryllis (Amaryllis spp.)
  • Autumn crocus (Colochicum autumnale)
  • Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
  • Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
  • Chrysanthemum (Compositae spp.)
  • Flower bulbs of any kind
  • Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
  • Jerusalem cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum)
  • Larkspur (Delphinium)
  • Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)
  • Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)
  • Peace Lily or Mauna Loa Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum spp.)
  • Pothos (both Scindapsus and Epipremnum)
  • Rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum)
  • Schefflera (Schefflera and Brassaia actinophylla)
    Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica)
    Tulip/Narcissus bulbs (Tulipa/Narcissus spp.)
    Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)


     

These types of vegetation are to be avoided for a variety of reasons. Do not plant them near your home or bring them inside as plants or cut flowers:

Many plants are toxic to dogs. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to discourage them from chewing on or ingesting any vegetation, especially the following plants.   

Poisonous Plants that can Harm your Dog

With the HEART of a Golden and the LOVE of a Cavalier

  • Castor bean or castor oil plant (Ricinus communis)
  • Cyclamen (Cylamen spp.)
  • Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia)
  • Hemlock (Conium maculatum)
  • English Ivy, both leaves and berries (Hedera helix)
  • Mistletoe (Viscum album)
  • Oleander (Nerium oleander)
  • Thorn apple or jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
  • Yew (Taxus spp.)
  • Any mushroom you cannot identify as safe