Is Tobacco Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Is Tobacco Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

The Tobacco is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include death, depression, diarrhea, dizziness, faintness, hyperexcitability, incoordination, myalgia, paralysis and vomiting.

Tobacco is a shrub or small tree that grows to heights of more than two meters. It is native to South America. Its leaves are used for medicine and smoking. However when used in larger doses, it can be fatal and toxic to humans. 

The scientific name for this plant is. Additional name for this plant include Mustard Tree, Nicotania, Tobacco Bush, Tobacco Plant, Tobacco Tree, Tree Tobacco and Wild Tobacco.

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