That's the good news. The bad news is that pets can transmit the urushiol on their hair coats to their human family.
Learn more: about pets and poison ivy; the effects of these plants and how to identify them in nature.
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Plant Photo Galleries from About.com
- Poison Ivy from David Beaulieu, About.com Guide to Landscaping
- Poison Oak from Wendy Bumgardner, About.com Guide to Walking
- Poison Sumac from David Beaulieu, About.com Guide to Landscaping
Poison Ivy by blmurch on Flickr