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Webinars: Free, RACE-Approved Continuing Education

Need CE? Interested in toxicology? Check out our upcoming and previously recorded educational webinars for veterinary professionals. All webinars are NYSED and RACE-approved, and good for 1 hour of free, CE credit.

August 2018
Rodenticide Revolution
July 2018
Advanced Fluid Therapy for the Poisoned Patient
DATE: August 23, 2018

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm central

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DATE: July 24, 2018

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm CST

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Free resources for your clinic and clients

Here you’ll find information about complimentary poison prevention materials that we provide for veterinary professionals. Please feel free to share this information with your staff and clients and help spread the word to keep pets safe! Download our Spot the Pet Poisons in your Home infographic here.

  • Paws on Safety: One Minute Pet Clinic Video Series

    Introducing Paws on Safety: Free new marketing program – from experts in animal toxicology. Pet Poison Helpline has produced a series of One-Minute Pet Clinic videos, offering helpful information on animal toxicology, specifically written and produced for your patients.

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  • free education

    Pet Poison Helpline has partnered with Nationwide Pet Insurance with one common goal: to educate pet owners and promote pet safety and health!

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  • no lillies for kitties

    Join our educational campaign to protect cats from this common toxin.

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  • vomit wheel

    Order Pet Poison Helpline and Nationwide’s Decontamination Wheel for your practice! This convenient tool enables staff to quickly and correctly calculate the appropriate dosages of hydrogen peroxide and apomorphine for dogs as well as calculate an appropriate dose range for activated charcoal in both dogs and cats.

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  • static clings

    Helping clients with pet safety is just one of the ways you provide the very best care. To help with that effort, Pet Poison Helpline provides FREE static clings for you to give to your clients.

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  • newsletters and handouts

    Please feel free to download, print and distribute these handouts and newsletters to your associates, clients, family or friends!

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Veterinarian Toxicology Textbook

In 2016 the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline released a 2nd edition of the The Five Minute Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Toxicology! Many of our staff as well as other renown veterinary toxicology and critical care experts around the country contributed towards writing this great veterinary resource.

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Dealing with poisoned pets

  • History taking for the potentially poisoned pet

    Get guidelines by categories to help facilitate a timely evaluation in the case of accidental poisoning. This can serve as a worksheet to help gather and assess all the information you need to take in the history of a potentially poisoned pet.

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  • Inducing vomiting

    One common “error” we see among veterinarians is not knowing when not to induce emesis. Remember, if the patient is already symptomatic (i.e., ataxic, depressed, seizuring, etc.), emesis-induction is likely too late (but check with a poison control first, as sometimes gastric lavage is still recommended). When in doubt, check with Pet Poison Helpline to make sure it’s warranted before you reach for that bottle of apomorphine.

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