Pet Care

Horse Chestnut

Buckeye
Additional Common Names: Buckeye
Scientific Name: Aesculus glabra
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Aesculin (a glycosidic saponin), other saponins
Clinical Signs: Severe vomiting and diarrhea, depression or excitement, dilated pupils, coma, convulsions, wobbly

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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