Some Poisonous Plants For Dogs NZ

Updated: Jun 22



Aloe Vera.

Apple (seeds).

Apricot (pit).

Autumn Crocus.

Cherry (seeds and wilting leaves).

Daffodil.

Easter Lily.

Elephant Ears.

English Ivy, Poison Ivy, Devil's Ivy and other ivies.

Foxglove.

Geranium.

Marijuana.

Narcissus.

Oleander.

Oriental Lily.

Peach (wilting leaves and pits).

Primrose.

Rhododendron.

Tomato Plant (green fruit, stem and leaves).

Yew.

Amaryllis.

Azalea.

Bird of Paradise.

Clematis.

Cyclamen.

Eucalyptus.

Indian Rubber Plant.

Lily of the Valley.

Mistletoe.

Nightshade.

Onion.

Peace Lily.

Poinsettia (low toxicity).

Swiss Cheese Plant.

Tiger Lily.

Weeping Fig.


If you have any concerns that your dog may have ingested poisonous plants, toxic foods or anything else that is potentially harmful, you should always speak with your vet as soon as possible to obtain advice.


What foods can't dogs eat?

We all love to treat our pups to the occasional treat! While some human foods are fine in moderation, others should be avoided entirely. Harmful foods for dogs include:


Certain fruits and vegetables

Many fruits and vegetables are fine for dogs to eat in small quantities, but can pose a choking hazard if they're not cut into small pieces and fed under supervision. However, the following foods should be avoided, and can be very toxic, even in small amounts:

Raisins.

Sultanas.

Grapes.

Onions.

Garlic.

Some kinds of wild mushrooms.


Other plants that can cause toxicity in dogs when eaten in large quantities include:

Rhubarb (mainly leaves).

Potato leaves and stems.

Tomato leaves and stems.

Apple seeds, Cherry pits, Apricot pits, Peach pits, present a small risk only but can cause obstructions in the digestive system.


Other potentially harmful foods for dogs

Macadamia nuts.

Walnuts.

Chocolate.

Coffee.

Tea.

Alcohol.

Xylitol – often found in certain types of peanut butter and chewing gum.

Bread dough.


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