Category: Veterinarian blog

This article is a single center, 17-year retrospective study on the use of esmolol to control tachycardia in 22 dogs and 6 cats. Esmolol was used primarily in animals (22/28; 19 dogs and 3 cats) diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) or sinus tachycardia (ST); other diagnoses included atrial fibrillation (1; 1 dog) and ventricular tachycardia…

The linked infographic lays out Pet Poison Helpline’s biggest achievements of 2022! Throughout the year, we have continuously been taking the steps to achieve our mission of saving pets’ lives and making the world a safer place for animals. The report includes several sections, including: A heat map illustrating where our call volumes came from…

This article describes six cases of dogs developing acute signs after ingestion of cream of tartar, tamarind pods or paste. These cases represent five households with high certainty of exposure and no evidence of other nephrotoxins or potential causes for signs. Case 1: A 5-year-old, 28kg, healthy, MN mixed breed dog that ingested four cups…

As the popularity of essential oils in human medicine rises, so has the essential oil poisoning cases in animal medicine. Fads in the human health industry often spill into the animal health industry and can occasionally lead to detrimental health injuries in our pets. Animals are both being willingly given essential oils by their owners…

Methanol poisoning is most commonly seen in pets due to ingestion of windshield washer fluid, however methanol can also be found in cleaning products, varnish, solvents, gasoline and model airplane fuel. Methanol is a colorless alcohol that has a slightly sweet odor. It is also referred to as “wood alcohol.” Clinical signs of methanol poisoning…