Tag: continuing education

Pet Toxicology Experts Identify Top 10 Toxins Commonly Found in a Pantry When you think of your pantry, images of household staples, cooking supplies, snacks and other food items come to mind. In reality, what you may find is a pantry full of potential pet poisons. In honor of National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26,…

Join two of Pet Poison Helpline’s staff veterinarians and toxicologists, Sharon Welch, DVM, DABVT, DABT and Colleen Almgren, DVM, PhD, for the first of our 2012 local CE programs. This free, two hour program will review common multi-vitamins, supplements, nutraceuticals, and eye drops that are poisonous to dogs and cats when ingested. Mechanisms of action of toxicosis,…

Are you a veterinarian or veterinary professional? Join us for a free CE on “Top 10 errors to avoid in your poisoned patients!“ When that poisoned dog walks into your clinic, are you automatically reaching for apomorphine and activated charcoal? Think it’s okay to use hydrogen peroxide as an emetic for cats? Confident that you…

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,…