ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center staff
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) provides toxicology educational programs, consulting services, review of case data as an alternative to traditional animal research, and a 24-hour veterinary diagnostic and treatment hotline which can be reached at (888) 426-4435.
FIRSTLINE - Sep 16, 2016
While fielding calls to help save pets from drug-stash ingestion accidents and allergic reactions, the veterinary team at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center keeps up morale and mood with some harmless tallying.
ASPCA APCC - Oct 14, 2015
At one time, veterinary spot-on topical fipronil formulations for dogs and cats were recommended for extralabel use in rabbits, but no more. Exposure to these products can cause life-threatening signs in rabbits.
ASPCA APCC - Aug 01, 2015
Cats are more sensitive to the toxic properties of onions than other species are. Find out what you should do if an exposed cat is presented to your clinic.
ASPCA APCC - May 27, 2015
Whether exposed due to an outdated therapeutic recommendation or a client attempting at-home treatment, your veterinary patients receiving these enemas need immediate attention.
ASPCA APCC - Mar 18, 2015
Because of environmental changes the domain of these giant toads is expanding, so make sure you're ready to recognize and handle these toxic cases.
ASPCA APCC - Sep 17, 2014
A look at the case management of a 1-year-old Australian shepherd that presented to a veterinary clinic for evaluation after chewing on two AA alkaline batteries.
ASPCA APCC - Aug 01, 2014
A look at the case management of a 4-year-old golden retriever with lethargy, vomiting and diarrhea due to ingestion of an organophosphate insecticide.
ASPCA APCC - May 31, 2014
A look at the case management of a 4-year-old standard poodle with vomiting and anorexia due to ingestion of seeds from a toxic tree.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 01, 2014
An overview of the diagnosis and treatment of zinc oxide toxicosis due to ingestion of diaper rash cream.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 01, 2014
A look at the case management of a 9-year-old Shetland sheepdog with acute hypernatremia secondary to activated charcoal administration.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 01, 2014
A look at the presenting signs, diagnosis and treatment of blue-green algae toxicosis in a 9-month-old German shepherd mix.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 01, 2014
A look at the presenting signs, diagnosis and treatment of baclofen toxicosis in a 6-month-old Shetland sheepdog.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 01, 2013
Dr. DeClementi provides guidance on recognizing and treating naproxen toxicosis in dogs.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 01, 2013
Reports of dogs ingesting C-4 have come from nine states and, as described here, from as far away as Kandahar, Afghanistan.