Lenten Rose

Christmas Rose
Additional Common Names: Hellebore, Christmas Rose, Easter Rose
Scientific Name: Helleborus niger
Family: Ranunculaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Bufadienolides, glycosides, veratrin and prtoanemonin
Clinical Signs: Drooling, abdominal pain and diarrhea, colic, depression.

If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*

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