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Foods That Can Make Your Pets Sick

  • Alcohol
  • Apple Seeds
  • Apricots
  • Avocado
  • Bones
  • Cherry seeds and leaves
  • Chocolate
  • Coffee and Caffeine
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Macadamia Nuts

  • Milk
  • Onions and shallots
  • Peach pits and leaves
  • Potatoes, only raw and green growth
  • Raisins
  • Rhubarb
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes red or green stems leaves
  • Xylitol, a chemical sweetener used in many products (sugar-free gum in particular)
  • Yeast dough

Household Items That Can Make Your Pets Sick

  • Antidepressants
  • Acetaminophen
  • Antifreeze
  • Ibuprofen
  • Mouse and rat poisons

Plants That Can Make Your Pets Sick

  • Aloe Vera
  • Azalea
  • Christmas Rose
  • Elephant Ears
  • English Ivy
  • Geranium
  • Holly Leaves and berries
  • Lilies, Easter and other oriental varieties

  • Mistletoe berries
  • Mushrooms, many varieties
  • Oak leaves and acorns
  • Pansy seeds
  • Poinsettia
  • Sago Palm
  • Tulip bulbs

If you pet has consumed or been exposed to any of the above, please contact your family veterinarian, Sherwood South, or a veterinary poison control service to discuss what treatment is required. At Sherwood South we are experienced with and prepared to treat all the toxins listed above and more.

We encourage you to call ASPCA line for getting more information on toxicities if needed:

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

Contact Us

Sherwood South Animal Hospital Emergency & Critical Care


3803 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70816


Monday-Friday: 7 am – 6 pm Saturday: 7 am – 1 pm Sunday: Closed Open 24/7 for Emergencies & Critical Care