Additional Common Names: amur, wax-leaf, common privet
Scientific Name: Ligustrum japonicum
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Terpenoid glycosides
Clinical Signs: Gastrointestinal upset (most common), incoordination, increased heart rate, death (rare).
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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