Additional Common Names: Caladium, Elephant Ears, Pai, Ape, Cape, Via, Via sori, Malanga
Scientific Name: Caladium hortulanum
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Calcium oxalate crystals
Clinical Signs: Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing.
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.