Tag: veterinary professional

Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) is a commonly prescribed medication in veterinary medicine. It is used to treat urinary incontinence, primarily in older, spayed female dogs. Phenylpropanolamine is considered to be a safe medication at therapeutic doses however, poisoning may be seen at higher doses. Typically, mild clinical signs may be seen with ingested doses slightly above the…

SafetyCall International and Pet Poison Helpline are pleased to announce that we are now home to five Diplomates of the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT). The most recent Diplomate from SafetyCall is Dr. Charlotte Flint, a Senior Veterinary Toxicologist, Clinical Toxicology. These five women have continuously exemplified the hard work and dedication that keeps…

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…

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…

Pet Poison Helpline’s Associate Director of Veterinary Services, Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT, will be lecturing at the Mississippi Valley Veterinary Medical Association’s Annual Conference from March 6-7, 2013. Dr. Lee’s lecture schedule is as follows: Thursday, March 7th 8:00am – 9:00am Top 20 Toxic Titans…And How to Treat Them! This presentation will focus on…