Tag: Medication

Dijana Katan, DVM, MPH, DABT Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Cold and flu season is in full swing. Hopefully, you have not been affected, but if you have, you may be relying pretty heavily on your cold and flu medications. While the medications may be making you feel better, make sure to keep…

Emily Bebout, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline One of the things family and friends like to ask me is what kind of calls have I gotten recently. Anything odd or interesting? Do I get a lot of the same type of calls? If I had to pick one type of call I get…

Susan Holland, DVM Associate Veterinarian Every day at Pet Poison Helpline we receive calls where a medication or supplement has been accidentally dropped and a pet has ingested it. The caller is often distressed, and, rightfully so because many medications administered in correct doses for a human constitute a dangerous dose for a pet. Even…