11 Common Household Plants that are Poisonous to Your Pets

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Sometimes your house harbors unknown dangers. Your favorite houseplants might be one of them. These plants can make your pets very ill so keep them out of reach or choose a different variety.
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Sago Palm

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, every part of a sago palm is poisonous to animals, but the seeds are particulary dangerous.
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Kalanchoe

This very common houseplant can cause heart problems in animals that can lead to death.
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Pothos

Your pothos plant can cause major swelling in your pet’s mouth and intestines.
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Oleander

This outdoor plant is highly toxic to your pets and can lead to heart issues, hypothermia and even death.
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Cyclamen

A cyclamen plant is most toxic at the roots and animal deaths have been reported when it’s ingested.
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English Ivy

This plant, when eaten by your pet, will cause diarrhea, vomiting and excessive salivation.
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Peace Lily

Though beautiful, the peace lily can cause pain and burning in the mouth and throat, excessive saliva and vomiting.
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Amaryllis

This poisonous plant can cause many issues in your pet, including diarrhea, stomach pain, anorexia and depression.
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Tulips

This very common garden flower can cause drooling, loss of appetite, convulsions and heart problems.
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Lilies

Lilies are another pretty common flower in yards, but it is particularly toxic to cats and can cause massive kidney problems.
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