A COMMON HOUSE / YARD PLANT
A member of the (Ericaceae) Family also commonly known as Rosebay, Rhododendron. Azalea’s have around 250 different species and their geographical distribution varies with each species. Some like the Rhododendron occidentalis are native to California while others like the Rhododendron catawbiense are native to the Allegheny Mountains of Georgia to Virginia.
The toxic principle of this plant is Grayantoxin
Poisoning Symptoms include:
Coma, Diarrhea, Drooling, Heart failure, lethargy, Loss of appetite, Paralysis, Shock, Vomiting, Death.
CALL YOUR VET IMMEDIATELY!
Lone Star English Setter Club provides this information
as a partial reference of the potential poisons that could harm your dog.
We are not veterinarian’s and DO NOT provide medical help.
If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance,
contact your local veterinarian or
the ASPCA’s 24-hour emergency poisoning hotline directly