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6 Houseplants Toxic For Your Pet

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01

Dieffenbachia

It contains oxalate crystals. If a leaf is chewed, it can cause oral irritation, irritation of the tongue, mouth, and lips, vomiting, excessive drooling, intense burning

02

Snake Plant

It does contain saponins- a natural chemical produced by the plant to protect it from fungi, insects, and microbes. This chemical can cause gastrointestinal upset in pets.

Mother-in-low's Tongue

03

Philodendron

They are also toxic to pets like dieffenbachia plants, and symptoms of ingestion include oral irritation, excessive drooling, vomiting, and difficulty swallowing.

04

Jade Plant

Jade is a very beautiful and popular household plant. but it can decrease heart rate and can cause vomiting, and even depression if ingested by pets.

Crassula Ovata

05

Pothos

Pothos is toxic to cats and dogs if they chew on the leaves or stems. It contain insoluble oxalate crystals that cause drooling, oral pain, decreased appetite, vomiting and pawing at the mouth.

Epipremmum Aureum

06

Aloe

Aloe vera is helpful for improving air quality while you sleep, it can also be toxic for household pets, causing depression, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, and tremors in both dogs and cats.

Aloe Barbadensis Miller

Attention

If you notice your pet has eaten part of the following plant, contact your veterinarian for instructions on what to do for your pet. If so, bring along a sample of the plant.