Pet Care

Laurel

Additional Common Names: Mountain laurel, Spoonwood, Mountain Ivy, Calico Bush, Ivy Bush
Scientific Name: Kalmia latifolia
Family: Ericaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Non-Toxicity:
Toxic Principles: Grayanotoxins
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, diarrhea, depression, cardiovascular collapse, hypersalivation, weakness, coma, low blood pressure, death. Ingestion of a few leaves can cause serious problems.

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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