Additional Common Names: English Yew, Western Yew, Pacific Yew, Anglo-Japanese Yew
Scientific Name: Taxus sp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Taxine A and B, Volatile oil
Clinical Signs: Tremors, difficulty breathing, vomiting, seizures (dogs), sudden death from acute heart failure. Early signs: muscular tremors, dyspnea, seizures in dogs.
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.