Pet Care

Winter Cherry

jerusalem cherry
Additional Common Names: Natal Cherry, Jerusalem Cherry
Scientific Name: Solanum pseudocapsicum
Family: Solanaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Solanine
Clinical Signs: Gastrointestinal disturbances, possible ulceration of the gastrointestinal system, seizures, depression, respiratory depression, and shock.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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