Sudan Grass

Additional Common Names: Hybrid Sudan
Scientific Name: Sorghum vulgare var sudanesis
Family: Gramineae
Toxicity: Toxic to Horses
Non-Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Cyanogenic glycosides, nitrates
Clinical Signs: Requires one week to six months of ingestion. Loss of nerve function to the hind legs and bladder, stumbling when forced to move, progressing to complete paralysis of the hind limbs and fetal deformities or fetal death.

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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