Tag: iron

By: Annie Asplen, Paramedic Senior Health Information Specialist at SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline Lots of us want to lose a few pounds and build a little muscle, and look to bodybuilding supplements to give us a boost. In fact, according to Consumer Reports, bodybuilding supplements are a 2.7 billion dollar-a-year industry. With a business that big,…

Dr. Catherine Angle, MPH Staff Veterinarian Pet Poison Helpline In most dried food items, medications and even shoeboxes there is a little packet placed there by the manufacturer to maintain freshness. The purpose of these little packets is to either reduce moisture in the packaging or to absorb oxygen. Chewing up these little forgotten items…

Check out the new video we just made on iron poisoning in dogs! This helpful (albeit amateur) video shows you have to tell if that small package found in your household contains poisonous iron or not! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQJAgEE7ae4&feature=youtube_gdata_player