Tag: christmas tree

Oh, by gosh by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly…. except when your pets are involved. Christmas is a time of not only holiday cheer but also holiday plants. If you bring these plants into your home, be wary of keeping them in your pet’s reach: Holly (Ilex): The holly plant contains saponins, which…

By Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Christmas is a busy time of year for us at Pet Poison Helpline! Of course, we receive many calls about pets eating chocolate and other treats, but we also answer many questions about the toxicity of the festive plants used to decorate the home and…