Scientific Name: Quercus species
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Gallotannin
Clinical Signs: Abdominal pain, constipation then diarrhea (occasionally bloody), depression, frequent urination, discolored urine, jaundice; acorns can obstruct the digestive tract
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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