Common Privet

Additional Common Names: Privet, Amur, Wax-leaf
Scientific Name: Ligustrum vulgare
Family: Oleaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Cardiac glycosides, saponins, protoanemonin
Clinical Signs: Drooling, abdominal pain, diarrhea, colic, depression

If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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