Tag: venom

Renee DiPietro, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline If you and your dog tend to ramble wooded edges, creeks, deserts, rocky outcrops, and meadows, or like to hike wooded areas in a large geographic swath that runs from Southern New England to Texas, you may one day encounter the North American Copperhead Snake…

Renee DiPietro, LVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Widow spiders have long struck fear into hearts and minds. Tales are told of the dangers of this venomous arachnid and how she kills her partner after mating. While it is important to take heed of this spider and avoid disturbing her or her nest,…

Dr. Dan Keyler is the Keynote Speaker for the Envenomations Symposium at the NACCT on Friday, October 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  His lecture will take place from 2-3pm.  The conference will take place from October 2-6, 2012.