Privet

Privet

plants

Alternate names

Ligustrum

Toxicity to pets

All parts of these shrubs and small trees contain oleanolic acid. When ingested, this plant can affect the gastrointestinal system, resulting in vomiting, diarrhea and refusal of food. Large ingestions have caused coordination issues, increased heart and respiratory rates and death.

Privet Hedge

Speak to an expert now:

(855) 764-7661

65 incident fee applies

      Dogs

      Toxicity Level

      24/7Call now
      (855) 764-7661

      Cats

      Toxicity Level

      Disclaimer

      The content of this page is not veterinary advice. A number of factors (amount of substance ingested, size of the animal, allergies, etc.) determine what is toxic to a particular pet. If you think your pet has eaten something potentially toxic, call Pet Poison Helpline or seek immediate veterinary treatment.