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Luna in Indiana Luna, a Cat, ingested Household Cleaner. Freddy in South Carolina Freddy, a German Shorthaired Pointer, ingested Coffee: Grounds.Thor in New Hampshire Thor, a Dog, ingested Tobacco.Rocky in Nevada Rocky, a Rabbit, ingested Mushrooms.KC in Pennsylvania KC, a Dog, ingested Chocolate. Duke in Arizona Duke, a Maine Coon Cat, ingested Plant: Asiatic Lily.Louie in Washington Louie, a Cat, ingested Mushrooms. Griggs in ArkansasGriggs, a dog, ingested SAMe.Lizzo in Mississippi Lizzo, a Quarter Horse, ingested Rodenticide.Zeus in Texas Zeus, a Rottweiler, ingested Ibuprofen.

    Is it an emergency?

    What to do if your pet is poisoned:
    • Remove your pet from the area.
    • Check to make sure your pet is safe: breathing and acting normally.
    • Do NOT give any home antidotes.
    • Do NOT induce vomiting without consulting a vet or Pet Poison Helpline.
    • Call Pet Poison Helpline at 855-764-7661.
    • If veterinary attention is necessary, contact your veterinarian or emergency veterinary clinic immediately.

    For detailed instructions click here or call (855) 764-7661

    Did your pet just eat something poisonous? Call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline immediately. The sooner a pet poisoning is addressed, the easier, less expensive, and safer it is to treat.

    • $65 fee

      When you call one of our staff experts, a $65 USD per incident fee applies. All follow-up consultations are included.

    • All pets, all poisons

      We have the expertise to handle any poisoning situation, in any pet species – large or small!

    How it works

    1. An expert receives your concern

      Our staff of credentialed veterinary professionals will gather information about the exposure

    2. We evaluate the poisoning

      We run calculations and will determine if the pet can be monitored from home or should be seen by your veterinarian

    3. We consult with your veterinarian

      If veterinary care is warranted, we will work together with your veterinarian to develop a treatment plan specific to your pet

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    As a medical toxicologist, I have found for myself that Pet Poison Helpline has been a wonderful resource when any of my three dogs get into things they shouldn’t. For the same reasons we encourage the public and health care providers with human exposures to call a poison center to consult with the poisoning experts, I consult the veterinary poisoning experts at Pet Poison Helpline for assistance with my pets’ exposures.

    – Dr. Edward B.
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    Pet Poison Helpline is the best resource for fast and thorough information on toxic exposure to pets. Whether for a patient in the clinic or for a client calling for more information for their pets, their knowledgeable, caring staff have given me valuable medical information and peace of mind.

    – Kate An Hunter, DVM
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    We wanted to thank you so much for all of your help for our dog, Saffie. She accidentally ate our daughter’s ADHD medication and got extremely ill. The emergency vet said if it hadn’t been for you, our dog would probably have died from being given a sedative that was contra-indicated for that particular medicine. Your help was invaluable to them! Thank you again so much! Saffie is doing much better and her prognosis is good.

    – Julie P.
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    Pet Poison Helpline is my go-to resource for poison control and toxicology information. I am always impressed by the rapid response and depth of toxicological knowledge. The team at Pet Poison Helpline are professional, courteous, and a superb resource for veterinary professionals and pet owners alike.

    – Janet Tobassen Crosby, DVM
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    Thank your for your helpfulness and kindness when my cat, Carly, got sick. She is just about 100% recovered, and I know she couldn’t have survived without the advice you gave me.

    – Donna

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    testimonials

    As a medical toxicologist, I have found for myself that Pet Poison Helpline has been a wonderful resource when any of my three dogs get into things they shouldn’t. For the same reasons we encourage the public and health care providers with human exposures to call a poison center to consult with the poisoning experts, I consult the veterinary poisoning experts at Pet Poison Helpline for assistance with my pets’ exposures.

    – Dr. Edward B.
    testimonials

    Pet Poison Helpline is the best resource for fast and thorough information on toxic exposure to pets. Whether for a patient in the clinic or for a client calling for more information for their pets, their knowledgeable, caring staff have given me valuable medical information and peace of mind.

    – Kate An Hunter, DVM
    testimonials

    We wanted to thank you so much for all of your help for our dog, Saffie. She accidentally ate our daughter’s ADHD medication and got extremely ill. The emergency vet said if it hadn’t been for you, our dog would probably have died from being given a sedative that was contra-indicated for that particular medicine. Your help was invaluable to them! Thank you again so much! Saffie is doing much better and her prognosis is good.

    – Julie P.
    testimonials

    Pet Poison Helpline is my go-to resource for poison control and toxicology information. I am always impressed by the rapid response and depth of toxicological knowledge. The team at Pet Poison Helpline are professional, courteous, and a superb resource for veterinary professionals and pet owners alike.

    – Janet Tobassen Crosby, DVM
    testimonials

    Thank your for your helpfulness and kindness when my cat, Carly, got sick. She is just about 100% recovered, and I know she couldn’t have survived without the advice you gave me.

    – Donna

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    Unfortunately, each year thousands of pets suffer from accidental ingestion of household poisons. Part of our mission is to lower this number, but we need your help! We’ll teach you how to poison proof your home, and help you understand the signs and symptoms of a potential pet poisoning.

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