Additional Common Names: Sticks of Fire
Scientific Name: Euphorbia tirucalli
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Irritant Sap (latex)
Clinical Signs: Irritating to the mouth and stomach, sometimes causing vomiting, but generally over-rated in toxicity.
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.*
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