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

  • 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.

  • 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

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

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

  • 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: