June is Toxicology Awareness Month

By June 11, 2018Our Blog

We at Oakwood want your pet to live the healthiest life possible. By making that happen we like to inform you of common dangers your pet may encounter at home or in the yard.

 

  • Certain types of lilies (Lilium and Hemerocallis species) are highly toxic to cats, resulting in kidney failure – even if only small amounts are
  • Azaleas, rhododendrons and tulip/narcissus bulbs can cause intestinal upset, weakness, depression, heart problems, coma and
  • Rhubarb leaves and shamrock contain substances that can produce kidney
  • Castor bean can cause severe intestinal problems, seizures, coma, and death. Other plants that can cause intestinal upset include cyclamen, amaryllis, chrysanthemums, pathos, English ivy, philodendron, corn plant, mother-in-law’s tongue, hibiscus, hydrangea, peace lily and schef flera/sche ff leria.

 

If you have any concerns about other plants ASPCA is a 24 Hour Emergency Poison Control Center at 888 -426-4435