The toxicology toolkit

The toxicology toolkit

Use these free tools to train your team and educate clients about common pet toxins and the importance of keeping pets safe.
Apr 01, 2014
By staff

This dvm360 toolkit focuses on toxicology. The special package of articles, handouts, and multimedia tools is designed to make it easy for your team to educate clients and raise awareness about toxic substances and the harm they can bring pets.

The dvm360 toolkitArticles and tips
> When and how to use activated charcoal
> There's xylitol in that too?

Your toxicology tools

Sample script
Prepare for conversations with clients about marijuana poisoning with this sample script.
> Marijuana poisoning in pets

Ready-to-use handouts
Serve up these handouts as supplements to your exam room toxin talks with clients.
> Top 10 human medications that poison pets
> Poison-proof your home
> Top 10 toxins: Protect your dog and cat from common dangers
> What to do if your pet is poisoned

Interactive tools
These audio and video clips to provide the information your team needs to stay on top of toxins and keep pets safe.
> Audio: Be sure no butts are about
> Audio: Essential oil flea preventives: "Natural" does not equate to no worries
> Video: Which drugs can hurt the kidneys?

iPad module: Toxicology
If you already have the dvm360 app for iPad, make sure you download the latest update. Then, inside the app, click the tab labeled "Client Education." You'll find a module from dvm360 that's designed to help facilitate conversations about dangerous toxins with clients in the exam room. If you don't yet have the app, download it now using your iPad. Or just search for dvm360 in the iTunes App store.

Talk back
Does your team do a great job discussing the importance of toxin awareness and pet safety with clients? We'd love to share your winning strategies with your colleagues. Did you try one of these tools? We'd love to know what your experience was like. Any other feedback? Let us know.