Additional Common Names: Nightshade, Deadly Nightshade
Scientific Name: Solanum nigrum
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Solanine, saponins, atropine like substances
Clinical Signs: Hypersalivation, inappetence, severe gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, drowsiness, CNS depression, confusion, behavioral change, weakness, dilated pupils, slow heart rate.
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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