Just Published: The Top 10 Toxins of 2017
Just how dangerous to pets are products made for humans? Well, the first three items on the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center's list of top toxins last year were people-centric. Can you guess what they were?
Free Pet Safety Materials for Vet Staff & Pet Parents
Did someone say goodies? We’ve got lots, including:
DIY Pet First Aid Kit
Use the checklist and watch the helpful video to create a simple pet poison prevention kit. In the event of an emergency, you’ll be thankful to have this lifesaving tool on hand.
Most Common Causes of Toxin Seizures in Dogs & Cats
Seizures in dogs and cats can often be traced back to toxin exposure. These articles offer the breakdown on typical culprits:
3 Pet Poisons in Your Home
Home is a sanctuary for pets—but household ingredients can easily become toxic if we’re not careful. Please pass this lifesaving information on to adopters:
- Laundry detergent pods can be mistaken for dog chew toys or treats.
- Topical creams and lotions such as sunscreen can be dangerous if pets lick their humans after application or chew through the bottle.
- Xylitol is popping up in products that dogs are naturally attracted to, including peanut butter and breath mints.