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3 Must-reads on common toxins for pets
3 articles detailing common toxins to educate clients about for keeping their companion animals safe.
Toxins to pets can come in many forms including household items, food, and more. Last year alone, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) helped over 370,500 animals—a 13% increase in case volume.1 To help mitigate future incidents involving these harmful threats, we've selected 3 comprehensive articles highlighting common toxins to inform clients about, treatment solutions, and beyond.
From prevalent veterinary renal toxins to toxins frequently seen during the autumn season that can pose as threats —there’s something for everyone. Happy reading!
- A practical review of common veterinary renal toxins: Tina Wismer, DVM, MS, DABVT, DABT, outlined 5 common renal toxins, the symptoms associated with ingesting these plus treatment options.
- Pumpkin spice and toxic vice: Common fall toxins for pets: From antifreeze to festive foods to acorns and oak, this detailed overview highlights a wide array of hazardous items to pets during the fall season.
- The solution to pollution: Top veterinary toxicity tips: Learn the top toxins ingested by dogs and cats, toxicity treatment basics, pointers on when to use emesis, and beyond.
ASPCA releases annual list of top pet toxins with plant and baking-related calls significantly increasing during pandemic. News release. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. March 15, 2021. Accessed October 25, 2021. https://www.aspca.org/about-us/press-releases/aspca-releases-annual-list-top-pet-toxins-plant-and-baking-related-calls