Poisonous?

Asked April 3, 2017, 10:06 PM EDT

Hello - I have heard that Hosta is poisonous to dogs. Is that correct? What about cats? Thank you, Paula

Multnomah County Oregon horticulture

1 Response

Yes- hostas are poisonous to both cats and dogs. https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants/hosta has some more information including signs to look for if you suspect ingestion.