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Common Pet Toxins

If your pet has ingested any of the foods below OR presents with any of the symptoms below, PLEASE contact us immediately during regular business hours or one of the local emergency clinics during our off hours.  HERE is the link to our recommended and close e-clinics.
Is your dog or cat a little snoop or a little too hungry for anything that even resembles food?  There are lots of different toxins that your pet may ingest.  It’s important to puppy and kitty-proof your home to prevent your “snoopy” dog or hungry cat from getting into something he/she shouldn’t.  If you suspect your pet has eaten something other than his/her regular food or treats, give us a call during regular business hours or contact the
PET POISON HELPLINE toll free:  
1-800-213-6680
or visit their website for an extended list of toxins in and around the house
Top 10 Toxins in the Kitchen
  1. Chocolate
  2. Grapes, raisins, and currents
  3. Sugar-free gum or candy (Xylitol)
  4. Fatty table scraps
  5. Onions and garlic
  6. Compost
  7. Human medications
  8. Macadamia nuts
  9. Household cleaners
  10. Unbaked bread dough/alcohol

 

Top 10 Toxins for Cats

  1. Topical spot-on insecticides
  2. Household cleaners
  3. Antidepressants
  4. Lilies
  5. Human and veterinary NSAIDS (Ibuprophen)
  6. Cold and flu medications (Tylenol)
  7. Glow sticks
  8. ADD/ADHD medications/amphetamines
  9. Mouse and rat poison
  10. Insoluable oxalate plants (e.g. Dieffenbachia, Philodendron, etc.)