How Toxic Are Azaleas to Pets?

According to the Azalea Society of America, azaleas are mildly toxic when eaten by animals and may cause abdominal and cardiovascular problems. Every part of the azalea is toxic, including the honey from the flowers, the group says.

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Aileen Clarkson has been an award-winning editor and reporter for more than 20 years, earning three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has worked for several newspapers, including "The Washington Post" and "The Charlotte Observer." Clarkson earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Florida.