Additional Common Names: Horse Chestnut
Scientific Name: Aesculus spp
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 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.*
* A $65 consultation fee may apply.