Pet Poison Helpline has created “Toxin Tails” to educate the veterinary community and pet lovers on the many types of poisoning dangers facing pets, both in and out of the home. All the pets highlighted in “Toxin Tails” have been successfully treated for the poisoning and fully recovered.
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During the holidays, Jasper was exposed to unexpected threats when a guest brought unknown medications to his house and Nugget was poisoned by inhaler medication from another home.
Ingesting a Costco-sized bag of chocolate chips may have saved Charlotte the Labradoodle’s life, who as a result was diagnosed with and treated for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI).
Preparations for an outdoor birthday party turned potentially deadly when Numa, a service dog for a child with seizures, suffered seizures after ingesting over-the-counter ant poison.
Summer and fall weather mean more time outdoors for most American, and more toxic threats to pets. From deadly algae blooms to poisonous compost, ‘tis the season.