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Poisonous Flowers

It is easy to assume that things which are safe, and enjoyable, for humans, such as flowers, are safe for our pets too. This means many of the things we can tolerate or take pleasure in, as humans, can be damaging to them if ingested.

Commonly reported flower pet poisons are listed below, however, this list isn't exhaustive and if you suspect your pet has eaten a plant they shouldn’t, always contact your nearest Vets4Pets for advice. 

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Common flowers to keep away from your pet

  1. Lilies
  2. Ivy
  3. Laburnum Trees (Golden Chain Tree)
  4. Rhubarb
  5. Foxglove
  6. Rhododendron
  7. Oleander
  8. Iris
  9. Chrysanthemum
  10. Dahlia
  11. Plants grown from bulbs including tulips, crocus, daffodils and hyacinth

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and are only the most common plants found that are poisonous to your pets. 

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