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Poison Oak

Additional Common Names: Similar: Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac
Scientific Name: Toxicodendron species
Family: Anacardiaceae
Non-Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats, Non-Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Urushiol
Clinical Signs: Allergic dermatitis in humans, usually not a problem in animals.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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