Tag: mouse and rat poison

By Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT Director, Veterinary Services & Senior Veterinary Toxicologist at Pet Poison Helpline June 20, 2019 Pet exposure to rodenticides (mouse and rat poisons) always ranks amongst the top 5 cases managed by Pet Poison Helpline and right now is no exception. Refresh your memory and learn about what’s new…

Breaking news! After over two years of ongoing debate between the EPA and the makers of d-CON mouse poison, the parties have reached an agreement. D-CON will comply with new EPA rodenticide standards and will switch to a different anticoagulant ingredient (diphacinone). The good news here is that this anticoagulant has a readily available antidote…