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Veterinarian Tips

Is there really a “safe” ice melt?

Published on November 26, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

By: Caley Chambers, 2015 DVM Candidate University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Extern, Pet Poison Helpline This is the author’s dog, “Maddie,” a 5 year old female golden doodle. Winter is one of “Maddie’s” favorite seasons. Her favorite outdoor winter activity is to bury her face deep into the snow and repeatedly give herself …continue reading

Are those packaging freshness packets really toxic to dogs?

Published on November 20, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Veterinarian Tips

By Dr. Catherine Angle, MPH Staff Veterinarian, Pet Poison Helpline In most dried food items, medications and even shoeboxes there is a little packet placed there by the manufacturer to maintain freshness.  The purpose of these little packets is to either reduce moisture in the packaging or to absorb oxygen.  Chewing up these little forgotten …continue reading

Dr. Justine Lee Lecturing at IVECCS 2013

Published on September 4, 2013
Categorized under: Professional Events,Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Pet Poison Helpline’s associate director of veterinary services, Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT is lecturing at the 2013 IVECCS Symposium in San Diego, CA.  Be sure to attend the following lectures and stop by our booth #725! Saturday, September 7, 2013 8:00am – 12:00pm Transfusion Med Dry Lab: Essentials, Products and Safety Cases 1:30pm – 3:00pm …continue reading

AVMA Convention 2013

Published on July 15, 2013
Categorized under: Continuing Education,Professional Events,Veterinarian Tips

Are you going to AVMA’s 2013 Convention in Chicago?  Be sure to attend some of Dr. Justine Lee’s lectures! Monday, July 22 12:24pm – 12:36pm What Emetics to Use in Dogs and Cats (14275) This brief practical tip will review the appropriate emetic agents to use. 12:36pm – 12:48pm Activated Charcoal: Why You Love to …continue reading

8 substances that can result in toxicoses in certain species

Published on May 6, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Some toxins are specific to cats, dogs, horses, and ruminants. We’ll break down these eight for you in an easy-to-remember list. By: Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, Adrienne C. Bautista, DVM Pet Poison Helpline 1. Xylitol is a threat to dogs. Xylitol is a natural sugar-alcohol normally found in small amounts in many fruits and …continue reading

Dr. Lee Featured in VIN Webinar

Published on April 25, 2013
Categorized under: Professional Events,Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT was featured in a one hour VIN webinar on April 24, 2013.  Dr. Lee presented on Top Ten Toxins Poisonous to Pets.  If you are a veterinarian and would like to view the recorded webinar, simply follow this link:

Dr. Lee Lecturing at RIVMA Scientific Seminar

Published on November 21, 2012
Categorized under: Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Dr. Justine Lee will be lecturing at the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association’s 42nd Annual Scientific Seminar on Wednesday, December 5th and Thursday, December 6th.  Her lectures are a part of the Veterinary Scientific Program and the topics will be: Common Mistakes to Avoid in the ER; Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in Dyspneic Animals; …continue reading

Ask a Vet: Justine Lee Featured on MPR

Published on September 4, 2012
Categorized under: Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips,Videos

Dr. Justine Lee was featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s The Daily Circuit on September 4, 2012 during thier Ask A Vet series.  Justine took calls from listeners on all their animal-related questions.  Listen to the recorded broadcast below!

Decontamination Wheel

Published on January 16, 2012
Categorized under: Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Be the first to order Pet Poison Helpline and VPI’s Decontamination Wheel for your practice!  This convenient tool enables staff to quickly and correctly calculate the appropriate dosages of hydrogen peroxide and apomorphine for dogs as well as calculate an appropriate dose range for activated charcoal in both dogs and cats. To order a FREE …continue reading

Veterinarians Warn Pet Owners about Summer Plants and Substances Poisonous to Dogs and Cat

Published on July 11, 2011
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips,Veterinarian Tips

Download a PDF of this Media Release. Many would say that summer is the best time of year – it’s when we spend the most time in the great outdoors with our families, friends and pets. Unbeknownst to many pet owners, summer also brings with it certain flowers, substances and plants that are dangerous to …continue reading