Is Calla Lily Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Calla Lily

The Calla Lily is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dehydration, difficulty swallowing, excessive drooling, hiding from you, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, oral irritation, vomiting

Calla Lily is an evergreen perennial plant that grows up to 3.3 ft tall with large clumps of broad, arrow shaped dark green leaves. This plant species belongs to the Araceae family and native to southern Africa in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland.

The scientific name for this plant is Zantedeschia aethiopica. Additional name for this plant include Arum Lily, Florist’s Calla, Garden Calla, Miniature Calla Lily, Pig Lily, Trumpet Lily and White Arum.

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