Plant Plant Description Common Symptoms include
Cannabis: aka marijuana Vets are all too familiar with Cannabis poisoning as it is one of the most common plant poisonings especially in dogs.

Delta nine tetrahydrocannabinol can affect a cat and dogs’ neurological system.

Incoordination, tremors, drooling, seizures, respiratory problems, depression, coma.
Lilies Lilies (such as peace lily, calla lily, Easter lily and Tiger lily) are highly toxic and potentially fatal to cats. Some species are also toxic to dogs.

Avoid having any plant from the lily family in or around the home. Watch out for fillies in flower arrangements.

Vomiting, diarrhoea, lack of appetite, stomach pain, depression, difficulty swallowing, kidney damage, kidney failure, multiple organ failure.
Sago palms Sago palms (cycads) are commonly found in tropical and ornamental gardens. All parts of the Sago plant are highly toxic to dogs. Consumption of sago palm is often fatal.

Avoid having sago palms in and around your home if you have pets, and be extremely careful when removing them.

Vomiting, diarrhoea, liver damage, liver failure, multiple organ failure.
Ivy Many popular ivy plants, including English ivy and Devil’s ivy/Golden Pothos, have moderate toxicity levels to pets. Mouth and stomach irritation, excessive drooling, foaming at the mouth, swelling of the mouth, tongue and lips, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Philodendrons The philodendron family, which includes Swiss cheese plant, heartleaf and fiddle-leaf philodendron, have a toxicity level of mild to moderate for cats and dogs. Oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing.
Rubber tree plants Some rubber tree plants (such as Japanese/Chinese/jade rubber plant and Indian rubber plants) are toxic to cats and dogs. Decreased appetite, drooling, vomiting, diarrhoea, depression, skin irritation.
Aloe vera Although considered a medicinal plant for humans, aloe vera’s level of toxicity is mild to moderate for cats and dogs. Vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, depression, anorexia, tremors, change in urine colour.
Chinese evergreen Chinese evergreen’s level of toxicity is mild to moderate, though symptoms can include liver and kidney damage. Oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing.
Asparagus fern Asparagus fern, also known as emerald feather and lace fern, is mild to moderate in toxicity. Allergic dermatitis, drooling, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain.
Lantana Considered a weed in Australia, lantana is a colourful, extremely toxic plant for cats and dogs. Depression, vomiting, diarrhoea, weakness, loss of appetite, shock, abdominal swelling, paralysis, possible liver failure.