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    Top TERRIBLE Toxins

    Audra Stillabower, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Since I started working at Pet Poison Helpline, I’ve often had questions from people who want to know what are the worst toxins that we get calls on.  While there is a huge list of medications, plants and products that can be very toxic depending on…

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    Lilies, Lilies and more Lilies

    Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Many flowering plants found in bouquets or grown as beautiful ornamentals may contain the word “Lily” in their name. You may even have heard that “Lilies” are toxic. When you consider all the shapes and sizes that “Lilies” come in, plus regional variations of names,…

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    Toxicity of Electronic Cigarettes In Companion Animals

    Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology  What comes to mind when you think of the following words? Summer berries. Vanilla Bean. Mango. Cheesecake. Almond. Chocolate. Blueberry. Luscious desserts and treats with which you can indulge yourself? Think again! These delectable sounding flavors are just a fraction of those currently available in e-liquids, the nicotine…

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    Cuterebriasis: Alien Invasion?

    Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  What is Cuterebriasis? You are petting or grooming your pet and suddenly you discover a prominent lump (often in the head or neck area) that seems to be a recent occurrence. You part the hair to get a better look and you see a lump or pouch with what…

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    Deaf Dog Sign Training

    Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Training dogs, in general, can be a chore all on its own. It requires a great deal of patience and understanding. While there are many types of training available, most of it comes down to one thing; you are talking or giving instructions to your dog. Sound tends to…

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