Intoxication of domestic animals by plants


Advice and guidance



  • Bill, R. (2013) Common toxicoses in small animal practice: a guide for the veterinary nurse. The Veterinary Nurse, 4 (10), pp. 610-617
  • Cortinovis, C. and Caloni, F. (2013) Epidemiology of intoxication of domestic animals by plants in Europe. Veterinary Jourmal, 197(2), pp. 163-168
  • Bates, N. (2012) Exposure to cut flowers and spring flowering plants in cats and dogs in the UK. The Veterinary Nurse, 3(1), pp. 36-41

More references from our search in CAB Abstracts database is available to download from our 'Related documents' box.


Books available from our Library:

Gupta, R. C. (2007) Veterinary toxicology basic and clinical principles. Elsevier: New York

Roder, J. D. (2001) Veterinary toxicology. Butterworth-Heinemann: Massachusetts

Campbell, A. Chapman, M. (2000) Handbook of poisoning in dogs and cats. Blackwell Science: Oxford

Cooper, M. R. and Johnson, A. W. (1998) Poisonous plants and fungi. The Stationary Office: Norwich

Lorgue, G. Lechenet, J. and Riviere, A. (1996) Clinical veterinary toxicology. Blackwell: Oxford 



Image: Autumn crocuses (Colchicum autumnale), is highly toxic by ingestion. This image was taken from the Geograph project collection. See this photograph's page on the Geograph website for the photographer's contact details. The copyright on this image is owned by Evelyn Simak and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.