URL for this guide: http://tiny.utk.edu/toxplantbook
Note that several of the books and booklets are available in PDF and that the library has purchased multiple copies of most of the books and e-books versions where possible. Please take care of the books--some are out of print.
Suggestions for additions to the collection or how to improve this guide are welcome. annviera at utk dot edu
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Recommended Web sites:
ASPCA Toxic and Non-toxic Plants 1006 plants toxic to dogs, cats, horses
Cornell Dept. of Animal Science Plants Poisonous to Livestock "This is a growing reference that includes plant images, pictures of affected animals and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora (fungi, etc.)."
Colorado State Guide to Poisonous Plants "database lists trees, shrubs and perennials that can be harmful to animals."
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