Pet Care

Variable Dieffenbachia

Additional Common Names:
Scientific Name: Dieffenbachia picta
Family: Araceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Non-Toxicity:
Toxic Principles: Calcium oxalate crystals
Clinical Signs: Oral irritation, intense burning and irriation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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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