Health Facts

Toxic Vegetable Garden & Flower Bed Plants & Bulbs

TOXIC PLANTS: Tulip Bulbs, Daffodils & all Narcissus species, Autum or Saffron Crocus,
Azaleas and Rododendrons bark, leaves and foliage, Yew, Foxglove, Cocao plants and Cocao based garden mulch, Tomatoes and Potatoes (in any form, peels, tubers, foliage or stalks) , Rhubarb, Lillies (toxic to cats), Baby onion sets (garlic, chives and leeks also cause problems), Water Hemlock, Cow Parsnips, Death Camas.

Exercise caution when using organic meals, bone meal, blood meal and fish based fertilizers.


Common Substances that are Poison to Dogs and/or Cats

  • Plants & Foods
  • chocolate
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  • azalea, rhododendron
  • onions
  • oleander
  • rhubarb
  • poinsettia
  • foxglove
  • tomato vine
  • philodendron
  • lily-of-the-valley

Drugs & Pills

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  • Aspirin -in high doses
  • Aleve- in very low doses (only 1-2 tablets)
  • Fleet Enema -in cats
  • Many Human Prescriptions


  • Rat Poison
  • Snail Bait
  • Anti-freeze (ethylene glycol)
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Flea dips/sprays
  • Gasoline
  • Walnut husks
  • Many household detergents & disinfectants

Also, use caution when creating your own composting pile. Keep dogs and cats from eating the decomposing and often bacteria infested materials.
If your pet gets into any suspected toxins or uncertain plants it is best to contact animal poison control at (888) 426-4435, or call your veterinarian immediately. It could save their life.

Contact us at (928) 753-6138 for all your Veterinary needs

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