Pet Care

California Ivy

English Ivy
Additional Common Names: Branching Ivy, Glacier Ivy, Needlepoint Ivy, Sweetheart Ivy, English Ivy
Scientific Name: Hedera helix
Family: Araliaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Triterpenoid saponins (hederagenin)
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, abdominal pain, hypersalivation, diarrhea. Foliage is more toxic than berries

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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