PLANT POISONINGS CAUSING GASTROINTESTINAL UPSET IN DOGS AND CATS
 
Description    Many plants have been associated with gastrointestinal upset in dogs and/or cats. These include: COTONEASTER species; holly (ILEX); honeysuckle (LONICERA); mistletoe (VISCUM); many plants of the family EUPHORBIACEAE including the poinsettia; PYRACANTHA; rowan, mountain ash (SORBUS AUCUPARIA); shamrock (OXALIS ACETOSELLA); Christmas cactus (SCHLUMBERGERA TRUNCATA); and some species of SOLANUM. Considering the hundreds of thousands of plant species in the world there are probably many more capable of causing gastrointestinal signs when ingested.
 
Species   Canine, Feline
 
Signs   Anorexia, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dullness, Excessive salivation, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Bates N. Common questions in veterinary toxicology. JSAP 2015;56:298 [Web Reference]
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