Is Black Laurel Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Black Laurel

The Black Laurel is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, cardiovascular collapse, coma, death, depression, diarrhea, hyper salivation, low blood pressure, tremors, vomiting, and weakness.

Black Laurel is a genus of about 50 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. It has white or pink bell-shaped flowers which 4-20 mm long.

The scientific name for this plant is Leucothoe spp.. Additional names for this plant include Doghobble, Dog Hobble, Dog Laurel, Drooping Leucothoe, Fetter Bush, Mountain Doghobble, and Sierra Laurel.

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