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Plants That Are Poisonous To Ferrets

Be aware of what plants might be toxic to your pet ferret.

By Sharon Vanderlip, DVM
Posted: February 16, 2009, 5 a.m. EST

Many ornamental plants are toxic to ferrets if ingested. The toxic parts of plants may include the leaves, flowers, bulbs, stems or all parts of the plants. Some of the more common poisonous plants are listed below.

Aconite
Amaryllis
American holly
American nightshade
Angel’s trumpet
Azalea
Bird of paradise
Birdseye primrose
Blue cardinal flower (lobelia)
Buttercup (ranunculus)
Crocus
Chrysanthemum
Daffodil
Daily
Foxglove (digitalis)
Hydrangea
Iris
Kalanchoe
Lily (several species)
Lupine
Mistletoe
Monkshood
Oleander
Onion
Philodendron
Rhododendron
Sago palm
Schefflera
Tulip
Wolfsbane
Yew

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Dieffenbachia or dumb cane is toxic to all animals and people as well.
Tom, Keokuk, IA
Posted: 3/10/2011 4:51:21 PM
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