Additional Common Names: Natal cherry, Winter cherry
Scientific Name: Solanum pseudocapsicum
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Solanine
Clinical Signs: Gastrointestinal disturbances, possible ulceration of the gastrointestinal system, seizures, depression, respiratory depression, and shock.
If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*
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