Tag: veterinary toxicology

By Lynn R. Hovda, RPH, DVM, MS, DACVIM Director of Veterinary Medicine Download the newsletter here It is the time of year when horses may become poisoned by seeds from boxelder trees. Boxelder trees, also called box elder or ash-leaved maples, are type of maple tree common throughout the Midwest, northeastern states and eastern Canada…

By: Pamela Huyck Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline Many of our callers are referred to us by their regular veterinarians and do not understand why their regular vets cannot answer their question(s). Toxicology is a specialized field and there is a very long list of things dogs (and occasionally cats) have been known…