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7 Garage and Shed Toxins

Published on April 18, 2017
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Veterinarian Tips

Candi Amundson, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Spring has sprung and many of us are doing lots of spring cleaning which includes the garage or shed. Often times we will put products that are not safe to keep in the house out in the shed or garage where it is not as easily accessible. Here …continue reading

Beware of These Nasty Canine Toxins in Your Tack Trunk

Published on August 21, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Tyne K. Hovda Pet Poison Helpline, Bloomington, MN Equine Paste Wormers It is not unusual for riders to keep one or two tubes of an equine paste wormer in their tack trunks. Many different formulations are found and most are harmful when tubes are chewed up and the contents eaten by dogs. Ivermectin and moxidectin …continue reading

Five Common Feline Toxins

Published on April 18, 2012
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Pet Poison Helpline Advises Cat Owners to be Aware of These Dangerous Toxins How to keep your cat safe this upcoming year It is no surprise that dogs and cats are, by far, the most common pets in U.S. households today. The cat population in the U.S. outnumbers dogs by more than 10 million, making them …continue reading

Valentine’s Day Tips from Pet Poison Helpline

Published on February 6, 2012
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Ideas for keeping pets safe from potential dangers Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with this holiday of love comes gifts, many of which include candies and flowers. The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline share some of the most common culprits of pet poisonings related to these well-intentioned gifts. “Unfortunately, some well-intentioned gifts …continue reading

Top 5 Most Hazardous Handbag Contents

Published on December 5, 2011
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips

Handbags: Reservoirs for Items Toxic to Pets To a dog or cat, a handbag or backpack can be like an amusement park. In one compact place, she can find many flavorful treasures to nuzzle, sniff and chew. This wouldn’t be so much of a problem if all the contents in handbags and backpacks were safe …continue reading

Complimentary Continuing Education for Veterinarians 12/08/2011

Published on November 10, 2011
Categorized under: Continuing Education,Professional Events

Join Pet Poison Helpline’s Drs. Ahna Brutlag and Justine Lee as they discuss some common toxins seen around the holidays poisonous to cats and dogs, including: poinsettias, lilies, mistletoe, alcohol, unbaked bread dough, grapes, raisins, fatty table scraps and human medications.  Underlying mechanism of action, clinical signs and treatment will be reviewed for each listed above. Title: Common …continue reading

Complimentary continuing education for veterinarians 10/27/2011

Published on October 11, 2011
Categorized under: Continuing Education,Professional Events

Are you a veterinarian or veterinary professional? Join Dr. Justine Lee, our associate director of veterinary services at Pet Poison Helpline for a complimentary 2-hour, RACE approved lecture on “Top 20 toxins… and how to treat them!” Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists will be hosting this CE. Date: October 27, 2011 Location: Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists, …continue reading