Is Black Cherry Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Black Cherry

The Black Cherry is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, excessive panting, vomiting, shock and red mucous membranes in the mouth.

Black Cherry is a shrub belonging or deciduous tree to the genus Prunus.It is closely related to the chokecherry. The species is common in North America and South America. Black Cherry’s wood is used as a spice in foods and its timber for high-quality furniture. 

The scientific name for this plant is Prunus serotina. Additional name for this plant include Wild Black Cherry, Rum Cherry and Mountain Black Cherry.

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