#DidYouKnow According to the Pet Poison Helpline:
Chocolate is the most commonly reported toxin ingested by dogs.
Lilies are the most commonly reported toxin ingested by cats.
March is #NationalPetPoisonPreventionMonth! Use this month to educate your family on potential household toxins. Now is the time to ensure human medications are in a safe space away from four-legged family members. Keep chocolate and sweets off the counters. Ensure mouse and rat poisons are not reachable.
Other commonly reported toxins include:
1. Mouse and Rat Poisons (rodenticides)
2. Anti-inflammatory medications
3. Xylitol (sugar-free gum & more)
4. Grapes & Raisins
5. Antidepressant Medications
6. Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol)
1. Spot-on flea/tick medication for dogs
2. Household Cleaners
3. Antidepressant Medications
4. Essential Oils
5. Anti-inflammatory Medications
6. Mouse & Rat Poisons (rodenticides)
Our dog model in the following is Thestral, the 16-week-old Pitbull Mix.