Is Leek Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Leek is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, blood in urine, hemolytic anemia, high heart rate, oral irritation, panting, vomiting and weakness.

Leek is a wild plant primarily cultivated as food. They are native to southern Europe to western Asia and a member of the onion genus Allium, family Amaryllidaceae.

The scientific name for this plant is Allium ampeloprasum. Additional name for this plant include Broadleaf Wild Leek, Elephant Garlic and Wild Leek.

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