Additional Common Names: Andromeda Japonica, Pieris
Scientific Name: Pieris japonica
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
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 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.