Monday, December 12, 2011

Pet Health Information

Animal Poison Control Center

We are your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

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Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

From chocolate to alcohol, some items are not meant for our furry friends. »
If Your Pet is Poisoned

If Your Pet Is Poisoned

What to do if the unthinkable happens.
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Emergency Care for your Dog

Emergency Care for Your Dog

Accidents happen! Put an emergency plan in place.
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Animal Poison Control FAQ

Check out our life-saving answers to your most common questions.
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Poison Prevention


Poinsettias: Okay or No Way?

Learn the straight facts about this pretty plant.
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A Poison Safe Home

Creating a Poison-Safe Home

Make your home poison-proof with this handy checklist.
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Prevent Poisoning

Top Tips to Prevent Poisoning

Don’t let your pet become victim to malicious poisoning.
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Ask the Experts: Okay or No Way?

Is chocolate as dangerous for cats as it is for dogs? —Carla H.
Carla, while dogs tend to be most commonly affected largely due to their eating habits, chocolate can indeed be toxic to cats, as well as other pets. Depending on the type and amount ingested, chocolate can cause vomiting, diarrhea, hyperactivity, panting, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, seizures—and even death in severe cases. Because of its toxic potential, we would advise against allowing your cat to consume chocolate.
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