Is Common Privet Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Common Privet

The Common Privet is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, colic, depression, diarrhea, drooling, refusal of food, and vomiting.

The Common Privet is native to central and southern Europe, north Africa and southwestern Asia, from Ireland and southwestern Sweden south to Morocco, and east to Poland and northwestern Iran.

The scientific name for this plant is Ligustrum vulgare. Additional names for this plant include Amur, European Pivet, Privet, Wax-Leaf, and Wild Privet.

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