Tag: poison prevention

National Poison Prevention Week is officially recognized March 15th – 21st, 2020, but at Pet Poison Helpline, we work 365 days a year to try and help educate pet owners on common pet toxins and how to prevent poisoning emergencies. We also strive to provide resources for veterinary professionals to make their jobs easier and…

Candi Amundson, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist   On September 26, 1961, the 87th United States Congress passed a joint resolution (Public Law 87-319) requesting that the President of the United States proclaim the third week of March National Poison Prevention Week. On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy responded to this request and proclaimed…

Dr. Ahna Brutlag will be joining the Pet Radio Show on March 23rd at 12:00pm CST to discuss poison prevention and treatment. Learn what common household items and foods are poisonous to dogs and cats and what you should do if your pet ingests these poisons. Also, be sure to cal lin with your questions!