Toxic Food and Plants
Do you know of the many foods and plants around your home that are toxic to your pets? Many foods that we humans love are quite toxic to our animal companions. There is an extensive list of plants that are also toxic to our pets, some of which are just our regular house plants. So, check out this list of toxic foods and plants, and if you have anything on the list, make sure your pet doesn’t get into it!
This list was collected from a variety of sources to include the most common toxic foods and plants, but it is not entirely complete. Never allow your pet to eat something you are unsure about.
If you think you pet has ingested something toxic contact your veterinarian immediately or you can contact the ASPCA 24-hour Emergency Poison Hotline at 1-888-426-4436.
Fatty Foods or the Fat Removed from Meat (like ham fat)
Grapes and Raisons
Gum, Candy Sweetened with Xylitol
Onions and Onion Powder
Pits of Apricots, Cherries, Peaches
Potato Leaves and Stems (all the green parts)
Raw/Undercooked Meat, Eggs, Bones
Salt (in excess)
Tea (because of the caffeine)
Tomato Leaves and Stems (all the green parts)
Xylitol (artificial sweetener)
Bird of Paradise
Lily of the Valley
Mother in Law