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Grow your knowledge and learn about the dangers of plants that could be in and around your home! Below is the top 11 poisonous plants Pet Poison Helpline receives calls on. Keep in mind that eating anything outside of the regular diet can cause stomach upset and diarrhea – this includes any plant. Lilium species…

There are many different medications for humans and animals to help manage epilepsy or seizures. One medication is potassium (or sodium) bromide. If your dog accidentally ingests too much of their own medication or another pet’s medication, it can result in bromide poisoning. When pets accidentally ingest any medication, the first thing a pet parent…

Methanol poisoning is most commonly seen in pets due to ingestion of windshield washer fluid, however methanol can also be found in cleaning products, varnish, solvents, gasoline and model airplane fuel. Methanol is a colorless alcohol that has a slightly sweet odor. It is also referred to as “wood alcohol.” Clinical signs of methanol poisoning…

Pet Toxicology Experts Offer Educational Resources for Cat Lovers Mother’s Day is one of the busiest floral holidays of the year. Nestled inside many of those beautiful bouquets for mom, however, may be a hidden danger to your feline family members. “The spring season is filled with flowers, both inside and outside your home,” said…

Ingestion of uncooked dough containing yeast can cause serious conditions in our pets, including stomach bloat, signs of ethanol poisoning, and dangerous drops in blood sugar. With the uptick in baking during the Covid-19 pandemic, sourdough starters and other baking projects are increasingly common items found in our kitchens. While humans are unlikely to be…