Is Boxwood Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Boxwood

The Boxwood is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, agitation, convulsions, diarrhea, general discomfort, and vomiting.

Boxwood is a garden shrub that  belongs to the family Buxaceae. These plants commonly grow up to 5 meters in height and trunks that could reach up to 20 cm.

The scientific name for this plant is Buxus spp.. Additional name for this plant include Box.

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