Horse Chestnut

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 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.

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