What If the Toxin Isn't Following the Book?

April 1, 2018

The biggest question Laura Stern, DVM, DAVBT, senior toxicologist for the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, gets is about what to do if the toxin isn't going by the book.

The biggest question Laura Stern, DVM, DAVBT, senior toxicologist for the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, gets is about what to do if the toxin isn't going by the book.

Her best advice for treating any pet toxin is to treat the patient and treat what you're seeing—don't treat the toxicity. While knowing about the toxin can be a great roadmap, you should treat your patient first and foremost.