Is Branching Ivy Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Branching Ivy

The Branching Ivy is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, choking, convulsions, diarrhea, dysphagia, hypersalivation and vomiting.

The Branching ivy is native to most of Europe and western Asia. It is an evergreen climbing plant that climbs high to any suitable surfaces. Branching ivy is widely spread and common sight on walls, trunks, forest and gardens.

The scientific name for this plant is Hedera helix. Additional name for this plant include Calfornia Ivy, Common Ivy, English Ivy, European Ivy, Glacier Ivy, Ivy, Needlepoint Ivy and Sweetheart Ivy.

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