Archive | May 2013

The Top Ten Terrible Toxins

To follow up with last weeks post we want to provide you with the Top Ten Toxins and Poisons for your cats and dogs.

Feline Foes

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1. Lilies

2. Canine permethrin insecticides( topical flee and tick medicine for dogs)

3. Household cleaners

4. Rodenticides (mouse and rat poison)

5. Paints and Varnishes

6. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory veterinary medications such as meloxicam, Rimadyl, and Deramaxx

7. Glow sticks/ glow jewelry

8. Amphetamines, such as ADD/ADHD drugs

9. Acetaminophen (Tylenol- name brand and generic form)

10.Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin- name brand or generic form)

Canine Cautions

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1. Chocolate

2. Insect bait stations

3. Rodentsicides (mouse and rat poisons)

4. Fertilizers

5. Xylitol- an ingredient in sugar-free gums or candy

6. Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin- name brand or generic forms)

7. Acetaminophen (Tylenol- name brand or generic form)

8. Silica gel packs

9. Amphetamines, such as ADD/ ADHD drugs

10. Household cleaners

The above information is from http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com

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