Is Yucca a dangerous plant for pets?

One vet warns that the seemingly innocent plants can be deadly for pets.

A photo of a dog that almost died after eating a piece of the plant was shared on Facebook.

uccas are a pleasing addition to many Australian gardens, but they can cause a deadly THC-like toxicity for your pets.They wrote.

One vet warns that the seemingly innocent plants can be deadly for pets.

Kaos is a beautiful Kelpie X who enjoys landscaping in his spare time.While Kaos’ parents were away, he decided to help himself to the yucca tree in the yard and when they returned home, they found him seizuring and unresponsive.

The vets were able to control the seizures, de-contaminate much of the offending plant, and bring the dog back to normal awareness and responsiveness within 24 hours.

While Kaos’ parents were away, he decided to help himself to the Yucca tree in the yard and when they returned home, they found him seizuring and unresponsive.

The mainstay of treatment for intoxications is early recognition and decontamination, but certain therapies can also assist with binding already-absorbed toxins and are especially indicated in these types of toxicities.

The saponins in the yucca plant protect plants from insects and fungi.

The saponins in the yucca plant protect plants from insects and fungi.

Clinical signs of drooling, vomiting, weakness, incoordination and dilated pupils may be seen when animals are eaten.

The plant is more dangerous to large animals that are chronically eating it.Typically, when dogs and cats ingest yucca, it results in mild vomiting and diarrhea, according to the site.