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Bird of Paradise


Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Common signs to watch for:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Rapid pulse
  • Muscle tremors

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Bird of Paradise is a tropical plant with a flower on top of the stalk that resembles a bird in flight. These plants can grow up to four or five feet tall. If digested by a dog, the flower part of the plant can cause rapid effects within 2o minutes of digestion.

Poison type: Plants

Scientific name: strelitzia reginae

Alternate names: Crane flower, bird's tongue