Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Holly (Ilex spp)

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Introduction

  • Holly ( Ilexspp) Holly is a common evergreen shrub.
  • Leaves: characteristic dark green. Leathery, spiky leaves.
  • Fruit: female plant bears berries which are usually bright red, but sometimes black or yellow.

Toxicity

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Clinical signs

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Campbell A (1998) Poisoning in small animals from commonly ingested plants. In Practice 20 (10), 587-591 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Campbell A & Chapman M (2000) Handbook of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats. Blackwell Science.


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