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A 5K Event at the Boulder Reservoir

Everyone agrees that Doggie Dash is just a ton of fun! But there is a more serious purpose behind this animal-friendly event—raising critical funds to support the animals at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. So whether you’re running with your favorite four-legged friend or a group of two-legged friends, you can help us reach our goal of $100,000!

 


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Fido not coming to you when you call him? Then this class is for you! Get your dog to come to you the first time you call and every time you call! This fun class focuses on training recall games and building a strong Come Back to Me cue.

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Quick guide to plants that are poisonous to animals

Like your new cat or dog, plants and cut flowers are a welcome addition to any home. Unfortunately, not all plants are safe for our ever curious pets. Lilies can cause kidney damage and death in cats, and dogs can suffer tremors from ingesting macadamia nuts. It is important that we as owners are aware of the threat certain plants pose to our cats and dogs.

Thankfully, the ASPCA has compiled a database of plants that are known to have adverse effects on pets. While we have reprinted the current list of plant names here as a quick reference guide, the ASPCA's website contains detailed information about each plant, including pictures, level of toxicity, and symptoms if ingested. As the ASPCA notes, this list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants.

To ensure a safe home for your new pet, keep them away from any house plants or flowers until you have a chance to reference the toxic plant list. Likewise, any future plants brought into the home should also be checked out.

If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian, emergency animal clinic or the ASPCA's 24-hour emergency poison hotline directly at 1-888-426-4435.

Adam-and-Eve
African Wonder Tree
Alocasia
Aloe
Amaryllis
Ambrosia Mexicana
American Bittersweet
American Holly
American Mandrake
American Yew
Andromeda Japonica
Angelica Tree
Apple
Apricot
Arrow-Head Vine
Arum
Arum Lily
Asian Lily (Cats only)
Asparagus Fern
Australian Ivy Palm
Australian Nut (Dogs only)
Australian Pine
Autumn Crocus
Avocado
Azalea

Baby Doll Ti Plant
Baby's Breath
Barbados Aloe
Barbados Lily
Barbados Pride
Bead Tree
Begonia
Bergamot Orange
Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise Flower
Bird's Tongue Flower
Bishop's Weed
Bitter Root
Black Calla
Black Laurel
Black Nightshade
Black Walnut (Dogs only)
Bobbins
Branching Ivy
Brazilwood
Bread and Butter Plant
Brunfelsia
Buckeye
Buckwheat
Buddhist Pine
Burning Bush
Buttercup

Caladium
Calamondin Orange
California Ivy
Calla Lily
Cape Jasmine
Cardboard Palm
Cardinal Flower
Carnation
Castor Bean Plant
Ceriman
Chamomile
Chandelier Plant
Charming Dieffenbachia
Cherry
Chinaberry Tree
Chinese Evergreen
Chinese Jade
Christmas Rose
Chrysanthemum
Clematis
Climbing Bittersweet
Climbing Lily
Climbing Nightshade
Clivia Lily
Coffee Tree
Coffee Tree 2
Coleus
Common Privet
Coontie Palm
Cordatum
Corn Plant
Cornstalk Plant
Cow parsnip
Cowbane
Cuckoo-pint
Cutleaf Philodendron
Cycads
Cyclamen

Daffodil
Dahlia
Daisy
Day Lilies (Cats only)
Deadly Nightshade
Desert Azalea
Desert Rose
Devil's Backbone
Devils Ivy
Dieffenbachia
Dock
Dog Daisy
Dog Hobble
Dogbane Hemp
Dracaena
Dumbcane
Dwarf Poinciana

Easter Lily (Cats only)
Easter Rose
Elephant Ears
Elephant Ears
Emerald Feather
English Holly
English Ivy
English Yew
Eucalyptus
European Bittersweet
European Holly
Everlasting Pea
Exotica

False Bittersweet
False Queen Anne's Lace
Feather Geranium
Fern Palm
Fetter Bush
Fetterbush
Fiddle-Leaf
Fig
Figwort
Fire Lily
Flag
Flamingo Flower
Fleabane
Florida Beauty
Florist's Calla
Foxglove
Franciscan Rain Tree

Garden Calla
Garden Chamomile
Garden Hyacinth
Gardenia
Garlic
Geranium
Geranium-Leaf Aralia
Giant Dracaena
Giant Dumb Cane
Giant Hogweed
Glacier Ivy
Gladiola
Gloriosa Lily
Gold Dieffenbachia
Gold Dust Dracaena
Golden Birds Nest
Golden Pothos
Golden Ragwort
Good Luck Plant
Grapefruit
Grass Palm
Greater Ammi
Green Gold Naphthysis
Ground Apple
Groundsel

Hahn's Self Branching English Ivy
Hashish
Hawaiian Ti
Heartleaf Philodendron
Heavenly Bamboo
Hellebore
Hercules' Club
Hibiscus
Hills of Snow
Holly
Hops (Dogs only)
Horse Chestnut
Horsehead Philodendron
Horseweed
Hortensia
Hosta
House Pine
Hurricane Plant
Hyacinth
Hydrangea

Impala Lily
Indian Apple
Indian Borage
Indian Hemp
Indian Hemp
Indian Pink
Indian Rubber Plant
Inkberry
Iris
Ivy Arum

Jack-in-the-pulpit
Jade Plant
Japanese Show Lily (Cats only)
Japanese Yew
Jerusalem Cherry
Jerusalem Oak
Jonquil

Kaffir Lily
Kalanchoe
Kiss-me-quick
Klamath Weed
Kudu Lily

Lace Fern
Lacy Tree Philodendron
Lady-of-the-night
Lantana
Larkspur
Laurel
Leatherflower
Leek
Lemon
Lenten Rose
Lily (Cats only)
Lily of the Palace
Lily of the Valley
Lily-of-the-Valley Bush
Lime
Lobelia
Locust
Lord-and-Ladies

Macadamia Nut (Dogs only)
Madagascar Dragon Tree
Maidens Breath
Malanga
Maleberry
Marble Queen
Marijuana
Mauna Loa Peace Lily
Mayapple
Mayweed
Meadow Saffron
Medicine Plant
Mexican Breadfruit
Milfoil
Milkweed
Mistletoe "American"
Mock Azalea
Mole Bean Plant
Morning Glory
Morning-Noon-and-Night
Moss Rose
Mother of Millions
Mother-in-Law
Mother-In-Law Plant
Mother-in-Law's Tongue
Mum

Naked Lady
Nandina
Narcissus
Needlepoint Ivy
Nephthytis
Nicotiana
Nightshade
Norfolk Island Pine

Octopus Tree
Oilcloth Flower
Oleander
Onion
Orange
Orange Day Lily (Cats only)
Oregon Holly
Ornamental Pepper

 

Pacific Yew
Painter's Pallette
Palm Lily
Panda Plant
Paper White
Paraguayan Jasmine
Peace Lily
Peach
Peacock Flower
Pencil Cactus
Peony
Perennial Pea
Periwinkle
Philodendron Pertusum
Pie Plant
Pieris
Pig Lily
Pigtail Plant
Pinks
Plantain Lily
Plum
Plumosa Fern
Poinciana
Poinsettia
Poison Daisy
Poison Hemlock
Poison Parsnip
Portulaca
Pothos
Prayer Bean
Precatory Bean
Pride-of-India
Primrose
Privet
Purslane

Queensland Nut (Dogs only)

Racemose asparagus
Ragwort
Ranger's Button
Red Emerald
Red Lily (Cats only)
Red Maple
Red Princess
Red-Marginated Dracaena
Rhododendron
Rhubarb
Ribbon Plant
Ridderstjerne
Rock Moss
Roman Chamomile
Rose of China
Rose of Sharon
Rosebay
Rubrum Lily (Cats only)
Running Myrtle

Sabi Star
Sacred Bamboo
Saddle Leaf
Sago Palm
Satin Pothos
Schefflera
Seaside Daisy
Seven Bark
Shamrock Plant
Shatavari
Showy Daisy
Silver Dollar
Silver Jade Plant
Skunk Cabbage
Snake Lilly
Snake Plant
Solomon's Lily
Sowbread
Spanish Thyme
Spindle Tree
Split Leaf Philodendron
Spotted Dumb Cane
Sprengeri Fern
Spring Parsley
St. John's Wort
Staggerbush
Starch Root
Stargazer Lily (Cats only)
Starleaf
Stinking Chamomile
Straight-Margined Dracaena
Striped Dracaena
Superb Lily
Swamp Maple
Sweet Pea
Sweet William
Sweetheart Ivy
Swiss Cheese Plant

Tail Flower
Taro
Taro
Taro Vine
Texas Umbrella Tree
Tiger Lily (Cats only)
Ti-Plant
Tobacco
Tomato Plant
Tree Philodendron
Tree Tobacco
Tropic Snow
True Aloe
Trumpet Lily
Tulip

Umbrella Leaf
Umbrella Tree

Variable Dieffenbachia
Variegated Philodendron
Vinca
Virgin's Bower

Wahoo
Wake Robin
Warneckei Dracaena
Water Flag
Water Hemlock
Water Hyacinth
Wax-Leaf
Weeping Fig
Western Yew
White Heads
Wild Arum
Wild Calla
Wild Carnation
Wild Coffee
Winter Cherry
Winterberry
Wisteria
Wood Lily (Cats only)

Yarrow
Yellow Oleander
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Yew
Yew Pine
Yucca

Reprinted with permission from the ASPCA

Local Emergency Resources

BOULDER

Boulder Emergency Pet Clinic (BEPC)
658 30th St., Boulder CO 80301
303-440-7722
Hours: 5:30 pm - 8:00 am, M - F
Open 24 hours on weekends and holidays.

VCA All Pets Animal Hospital
5290 Manhattan Circle, Boulder CO 80303
303-499-5335
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days per week

Alpenglow Emergency Care
3640 Walnut Street, Boulder CO 80301
303-443-4569
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days per week

LONGMONT

Animal Emergency & Critical Care
104S. Main St. Longmont, CO 80501
303-678-8844
Hours: 6:00 pm - 8:00 am M – F
Open 24 hours on weekends and holidays

WESTMINSTER

Northside Emergency Pet Clinic
945 W 124th Avenue, Westmnister CO 80234
303-252-7722
Hours: 6:00 pm - 8:00 am M – F
Open 24 hours on weekends
and holidays

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