This inforgraphic is a good reminder that we should consider our dogs when picking plants for both inside and out. According the ASPCA, their poison control hotline receives around 150,000 calls annually from pet owners needing assistance with possible poison-related emergencies. This inforgraphic is based on a list of toxic plants from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's most common causes of emergency calls and Texas A&M ’s “Common Poisonous Plants and Plant Parts ”.
Daffodils: Ingestion of the bulb, plant or flower can cause severe vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and even possible cardiac arrhythmias or respiratory depression. Crystals are found in the outer layer of the bulbs, similar to hyacinths, which cause severe tissue irritation and secondary drooling. Daffodil ingestions can result in more severe symptoms so if an exposure is witnessed or symptoms are seen, we recommend seeking veterinary care for further supportive care.
Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate, depending on the amount ingested signs to watch for; Drooling, Vomiting, Diarrhea Mother-in-law’s tongue is named after its long, lashing shape This plant, the Sansevieria trifasciata, is to be differentiated from other type of “Mother-in-law” vs. “Mother-in-law plant.” This common house and office plant is also called the Good Luck plant or Golden Bird’s Nest, Sansevieria, trifasciata, snake plant