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Boxwood

Additional Common Names:
Scientific Name: Buxus sp.
Family: Buxaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Non-Toxicity:
Toxic Principles: Alkaloids
Clinical Signs: Dogs and cats: vomiting, diarrhea; Horses: colic, diarrhea, respiratory failure, seizures

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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