Year 2020, Volume 3 , Issue 2, Pages 104 - 112 2020-12-24

Poisonous Plants for Cats and Dogs Kept in House 1: Dieffenbachia spp., Melia azedarach, Ricinus communis, Euphorbia pulcherrima, Narcissus spp.

Ali BİLGİLİ [1] , Basak HANEDAN [2] , Muhammet UYSAL [3]

Poisonous plants are responsible for many poisoning events. These plants are commonly grown in homes and gardens and are eaten by dogs and cats. In this context, it was dealt with poisonous effects of especially Dieffenbachia spp., chinaberry tree (Melia azedarach), castor bean (Ricinus communis), poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) and daffodil (Narcissus spp.) from plants leading to poisoning, grown commonly in parks, gardens, and homes, in our country. The plant species leading to poisoning for both dogs and cats were presented in Table. In addition, comprehensive information was presented on their adverse effects in different organ and tissues occurring in the result that they are eaten by dogs and cats, their clinical signs, and their treatments. The concise knowledge was given on the required measures for preventing poisoning of animals kept in home with these plants in also our country, as in world countries.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Review Articles

Orcid: 0000-0001-6819-7952
Author: Ali BİLGİLİ (Primary Author)
Institution: Ankara University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ankara, Turkey
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-3873-0124
Author: Basak HANEDAN
Institution: Atatürk University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-6744-4197
Author: Muhammet UYSAL
Institution: Ankara University, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Health Sciences Institute, Ankara, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : December 24, 2020

APA Bi̇lgi̇li̇, A , Hanedan, B , Uysal, M . (2020). Poisonous Plants for Cats and Dogs Kept in House 1: Dieffenbachia spp., Melia azedarach, Ricinus communis, Euphorbia pulcherrima, Narcissus spp. . Current Perspectives on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CUPMAP) , 3 (2) , 104-112 . DOI: 10.38093/cupmap.828624