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Yew

Yew
Additional Common Names: japanese yew
Scientific Name: Taxus sp.
Family: Taxaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Taxine
Clinical Signs: Sudden death from acute cardiac failure, early signs -- muscular tremors, dyspnea, seizures in dogs

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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