Euonymus

Euonymus

Plants

Scientific name

Cardiac glycoside

Alternate names

Spindle tree, Strawberry-bush, Burning-bush, Wahoo, Wintercreeper

Toxicity to pets

Euonymus is an ornamental shrub with leaves and berries containing the toxin: cardiac glycosides. Expected clinicals signs after ingestion are gastrointestinal e.g. vomiting, diarrhea, and colic. Cardiac signs such as arrhythmias may occur following a massive ingestion of Euonymus plant material.

Common signs to watch for:

  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • drooling
  • abdominal pain
  • cardiac arrhythmia (rare)
Euonymus

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Dogs

Toxicity Level

Mild to Moderate

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Cats

Toxicity Level

Mild to Moderate

Cows

Toxicity Level

Mild to Moderate

Horses

Toxicity Level

Mild to Moderate

Disclaimer

The content of this page is not veterinary advice. A number of factors (amount of substance ingested, size of the animal, allergies, etc.) determine what is toxic to a particular pet. If you think your pet has eaten something potentially toxic, call Pet Poison Helpline or seek immediate veterinary treatment.