Question - Are begonias harmful to dogs?

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Begonia: A popular and versatile summer plant, these will cause intense burning and irritation in the mouth if eaten by dogs or cats. Ingestion will also cause excessive drooling, vomiting and possibly make your pet have difficulty swallowing. In stark contrast, they are not toxic to dogs. All of the over 1000 species of begonia are toxic to pets. After eating it, your pet's mouth will likely experience burning and vomiting may occur. The plant's juices and sap contain microscopic poisonous, needle-shaped crystals. The plant is considered mildly-toxic but the roots are especially poisonous. There are many house and garden plants that are poisonous to dogs, here are some of the most common ones: Aconitum. Amaryllis bulbs. Asparagus fern. Azalea. Cyclamen. Daffodil bulbs. Day lilies. Delphiniums. Begonias These flowers thrive in springtime in a wide variety of climates but their stems – particularly the part rooted underground – can cause acute toxicity if ingested by dogs and cats. If eaten, begonias can result in an extreme burning in your pet's mouth, swollen tongue or lips, and even difficulty swallowing. 20 Plants That Are Safe for Children, Cats and Dogs Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera) 1/20. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata) 2/20. Blue Echeveria (Echeveria Glauca) 3/20. African Violet (Saintpaulia) 4/20. Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia Obtusifolia) 5/20. Baby's Tears (Soleirolia Soleirolii) 6/20. Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus Verticillatus) 7/20. Prayer Plant (Maranta Leuconeura)

https://www.1stinflowers.com/articles/poisonous-plants-for-dogs.html

However, the consumption of some flowers and plants can cause reactions varying from a mild rash to death. The Answer Is: Daisies Daisies, which are considered Chrysanthemums, are toxic to dogs and can cause a range of symptoms from skin rashes to diarrhea and vomiting if ingested.

https://www.intermountainpet.com/blog/roses-and-rover-are-roses-safe-for-dogs

Roses are non-toxic to pets, making them a fairly good option for landscaping for pet owners. Rose care can be dangerous: Be aware that the products you use on your roses could be a hazard to your pet's health. For instance, disulfoton is sometimes used in rose granule products and can be deadly to dogs and cats.

https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/pet-owners/basics/top-10-plants-poisonous-to-pets/

Make sure you know which plants are most deadly to avoid your dog or cat from getting into these poisonous flowers and poisonous plants! Autumn Crocus. Azalea. Cyclamen. Kalanchoe. Lilies. Oleander. Dieffenbachia. Daffodils.

https://whatscookingamerica.net/EdibleFlowers/EdibleFlowersMain.htm

Tuberous Begonias (Begonia X tuberosa) – The leaves, flowers, and stems are edible. Begonia blossoms have a citrus-sour taste. The petals are used in salads and as a garnish. The flowers and stems contain oxalic acid and should not be consumed by individuals suffering from gout, kidney stones, or rheumatism.

https://www.bluecross.org.uk/pet-advice/spring-plant-poisonous-to-dogs

Tulips can irritate your dog's mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Normally they will only experience drooling, being sick and diarrhoea, but heart problems and difficulty breathing are also signs of tulip poisoning. Other plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables listed below are poisonous to dogs.

https://www.petmd.com/cat/emergency/poisoning-toxicity/e_ct_poisonous_plants

Here's a list of some common plants that are toxic to cats: Amaryllis (Amaryllis spp. ) Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale) Azaleas and Rhododendrons (Rhododendron spp. ) Castor Bean (Ricinus communis) Chrysanthemum, Daisy, Mum (Chrysanthemum spp. ) Cyclamen (Cyclamen spp. ) Daffodils, Narcissus (Narcissus spp. )

http://www.americanveterinarian.com/news/the-poison-potential-of-succulents

The bottom line: Most succulents won't harm pets if ingested, but there are a few toxic varieties that pet owners and veterinarians need to be aware of. Probably one of the most popular succulent houseplants in the world, some aloe plants are, in fact, toxic to pets.

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/keeping-your-pets-safe-10-nontoxic-house-plants-aspca-137830

The following plants are non-toxic to both cats and dogs: Blue Echeveria. Bamboo. Areca or Golden Palm. Burro's Tail or Lamb's Tail. Christmas Cactus. Cliff Brake or Button Fern. Hens and Chickens. Pearl Plant.

https://www.abc.net.au/life/common-poisonous-plants-to-dogs-and-cats/10105914

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.

https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/poison/clematis/

This popular vine has a beautiful, colorful flower, and grows in bright sunlight. Clematis contains an irritating glycosides, and when ingested by pets, can cause drooling, vomiting and diarrhea. Thankfully, this plant has a very bitter taste, which deters most pets from consuming large amounts.

https://plantaddicts.com/are-hydrangeas-poisonous/

Hydrangeas are not edible and are poisonous to cats, dogs and horses. All parts of the plant are poisonous because they contain cyanogenic glycoside. Some of the clinical signs you will include diarrhea, vomiting, and or depression.

https://pistilsnursery.com/blogs/journal/poisonous-houseplants-10-indoor-plants-for-pet-owners-and-p

Philodendron (and Monstera) This genus of plants is mildly toxic to humans, and toxic to both dogs and cats. Symptoms of exposure include: Oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, and difficulty swallowing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosta

Toxicity. While usually grown for ornamental purposes in the United States, all species of hosta are edible, and are commonly grown as vegetables in some Asian cultures. However, hostas are toxic to dogs, cats, and horses due to the saponins contained in the plant. Symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea.

https://www.southbostonanimalhospital.com/blog/which-houseplants-are-toxic-for-pets

Toxic Houseplants Here are nine popular plants that are toxic to pets. Asparagus Ferns - Sapogenin is a toxic steroid found in every variety of Asparagus aethiopicus. Dogs and cats may develop allergic dermatitis if they repeatedly ingest asparagus ferns. Azalea - This rhododendron plant can kill pets.