There are several foods that we eat and drink that can be quite dangerous for our pets to consume. Please refer to the links below for information about the specific foods you should avoid feeding your pet.
Hazardous Foods for Cats Hazardous Foods for Dogs
Have you heard that a specific product or substance could be dangerous to your pets? The ASPA has a useful website (Poison Control: Okay or No Way?) that addresses some frequently asked questions about a variety of products, insects, people foods, plants, trees and miscellaneous products.
Many of the plants commonly found in and around our homes are poisonous to dogs and cats. The following plants are in some degree poisonous or hazardous to cats; many are also poisonous to dogs and other animals. Please keep in mind that this is not a complete list. Refer to the ASPCA website for a searchable list of plants known to be toxic and/or to cause adverse effects to animals.
||Daphne (Splurge Laurel)
|Delphinium, Dicentra (Bleeding Heart)
||Indian Splurge Tree
||Lantana (Red Sage)
||Poinciana (Bird of Paradise)
||Solandra (Trumpet Flower)
||Star of Bethlehem (Snowdrop)
If you think your animal may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA 24-hour Emergency Animal Poison Control Hotline at 1-888-426-4435. Note: A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card for using this service.