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Toxic Plant List/ What not to feed

Toxic Plant List  / What not to feedDo not feed pits or seeds of fruit to your sugar glider, these are toxic and could cause intestinal blockage.

Avoid onions and foods that contain onion powder, as it is believed to be toxic to gliders. Never feed your gliders raw eggs, raw meat,Chocolate, coffee, tea and soda can be toxic to a gliders.

Avoid feeding or offer sparingly, food that have high fat content such as peanuts.

Never feed bugs that have been caught outdoors, they may have been in contact with fertilizers or insecticides. Not to mention parasites that bugs caught outside may have.

Straight milk can cause digestive upset, some people do feed their sugar gliders plain non-fat yogurt, as it contains natural bacterial cultures that will help digest the lactose and promote the absorption of calcium.

Avoid offering your sugar glider plants or branches that are toxic.

TOXIC PLANT LIST * *Following is a partial list of plants that pets should not eat. This list is a compilation of lists from various sources.

Where available, the parts of the plants to be avoided are included enclosed in parentheses. The exclusion of a specific plant from this list does not indicate that the plant is safe. Plants commonly known by more than one name may occur multiple times in the list. If you suspect your pet has ingested an unsafe plant, please call your vet and/or your local poison control center or the National Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 (credit card charge).
Here is the list of things to avoid
A Agave (leaves) Almond Aloe Amaryllis (bulbs) Andromeda Anemone Angel's Trumpet Apple (seeds) Apricot (all parts except fruit) Asian Lilly Asparagus Fern Australian Nut Autumn Crocus Avacado (leaves) Azalea (leaves) B Balsam pear (seeds, outer rind of fruit) Baneberry (berries, roots) Barbados Lilly Begonia Betel-nut Palm Bird of Paradise (seeds) Bitter Cherry (seeds) Bittersweet (American & European) Black Nightshade Black Walnut (hulls) Bloodroot Bluebonnet Boston Ivy Buddhist Pine Busy Lizzie Buttercup (leaves) Black Locust (seeds,bark, sprouts, foliage) Blue-green algae (some forms toxic) Bloodroot Boxwood (leaves,twigs) Bracken fern Branching Ivy Buckeye (seeds) Buckthorn (berries, fruit, bark) Bull Nettle Buttercup (sap, bulbs) C Cactus Thorn Caladium Calendula Calico Bush Calla Lilly (rhizome, leaves) Caladiur (leaves) Carnation Carolina Jessamine Castor Bean (seed, leaves - castor oil) Celastrus Ceriman Chalice vine (all parts) Cherry tree (bark, twig, leaves, pits) China Doll Chinaberry tree Chinese Bellflower Chinese Lantern Chinese Evergreen Choke Cherry (seeds) Christmas Candle (sap) Christmas Rose Chrysanthemum Cineraria Clematis Climbing Nightshade Coffee Bean Cone Flower Coral plant (seeds) Cordatum Corn Plant Cowbane Cowslip Crown of Thorns Cuban Laurel Cuckoopint (all parts) Cutleaf Philodendron Cycads Cyclamen D Daffodil (bulbs) Daisy Daphne (berries, bark) Datura (berries) Day Lily Deadly Amanita (all parts) Deadly Nightshade Death Camas (all parts) Delphinium (all parts) Devil's Ivy Dieffenbachia (leaves) Dogbane Dracaena Dumb Cane Dutchman's Breeches E Easter Lilly Eggplant (all but fruit) Elderberry (unripe berries, roots, stems) Elephant Ear (leaves, stem) Emerald Feather English Laurel English Ivy (berries, leaves) Eucalyptus (certain varieties) F False Hellebore False Henbane (all parts) False Parsley Fiddle Leaf Fig Fireweed Flamingo Plant Florida Beauty Flowering Maple Flowering Tobacco Foxglove (leaves, seeds) G Garden Sorrel Geranium German Ivy Ghostweed (all parts) Giant Touch-me-not Glacier Ivy Gladiola Glory Lilly Gold Dust Golden Chain (all parts) Golden Pothos Green Gold H Hahn's Ivy Hart Ivy Hawaiian Ti Heartleaf Philodendron Heavenly Bamboo Hemlock, Poison (all parts) Hemlock, Water (all parts) Henbane (seeds) Hogwart Holly (berries) Horse Chestnut (nuts, twigs) Horsehead Philodendron Horsetail Reed Hurricane Plant Hyacinth (bulbs) Hydrangea I Impatiens Indian Hemp Indian Rubber Indian Turnip (all parts) Indigo Inkberry Iris (bulbs) Ivy, Boston & English (berries, leaves) J Jack-in-the-Pulpit (all parts) Japanese Euonymus Japanese Show Lily Japanese Yew Jasmine Java Bean (uncooked bean) Jerusalem Cherry (berries) Jessamine Jimson Weed (leaves, seeds) Johnson Grass Jonquil Juniper (needles, stems, berries) L Laburnum (all parts) Lace Fern Lacy Tree Philodendron Lady Slipper Lantana (immature berries) Larkspur (all parts) Laurel (all parts) Laurel Cherry Lily of the Valley (all parts) Lima Bean (uncooked bean) Lobelia (all parts) Locoweed (all parts) Lords and Ladies (all parts) Lupine M Macadamia Nut Madagascar Dragon Tree Manchineel Tree Marbel Queen Marijuana (leaves) Marsh Marigold Mauna Loa Peace Lily Mayapple (all parts except fruit) Meadow Saffron Medicine Plant Mesquite Mexican Breadfruit Mescal Bean (seeds) Milk Bush Milkweed Mistletoe (berries) Mock Orange (fruit) Monkshood (leaves, roots) Moonflower Morning Glory (all parts) Mother-in-law Mountain Laurel Mushrooms (some) Mustard (root) N Nandina Narcissus (bulbs) Needlepoint Ivy Nephtytis Nicotiana Nightshades (berries, leaves) Nutmeg O Oak (acorns, foliage) Oleander (leaves, branches, nectar) Oxalis P Panda Parlor Ivy Parsnip Patience Plant Peace Lily Peach (leaves, twigs, seeds) Pear (seeds) Pencil Cactus Peony Periwinkle Peyote Philodendron (leaves, stem) Plum (seeds) Plumosa Fern Poinsettia (leaves, flowers) Poison Hemlock Poison Ivy Poison Oak Poison sumac Pokeweed Poppy Potato (eyes & new shoots, green parts) Precatory Bean Primrose Primula Privet (all parts) Purple Thornapple Q Queensland Nut R Ranunculus Red Emerald Red Lily Red Princess Rhododendron (all parts) Rhubarb (leaves) Ribbon Plant Ripple Ivy Rosary Pea (seeds) Rubrum Lily S Sago Palm Schefflera Self-branching Ivy Sennabean Shamrock Plant Silver Pothos Skunk Cabbage (all parts) Snake Palm Snowdrop (all parts) Snow-on-the-Mountain (all parts) Solomon's Seal Spindleberry Split Leaf Philodendron Star of Bethlehem Stinkweed String of Pearls Sweet Pea (seeds and fruit) Sweet Potato Sweetheart Ivy Swiss Cheese Plant T Tansy Taro Vine Thornapple Tiger Lily Toadstools Tobacco (leaves) Tomato (leaves, vines) Tree Philodendron Tulip (bulb) U Umbrella Plant V Vinca Violet (seeds) Virginia Creeper (berries, sap) W Walnuts (hulls, green shells) Water Hemlock Weeping Fig Western Lily Wild Carrots Wild Cucumber Wild Parsnip Wild Peas Wisteria (all parts) Wood Lily Wood-rose Y Yam Bean (roots, immature pods) Yellow Jasmine Yew (needles, seeds, berries) 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Toxic Plant List / What not to feed