Prevent Pet Poisoning
Dogs and cats can be exposed to many poisons and toxins around the house and
yard. With just a little precaution most cat and dog poisonings can be prevented
with these pet poisoning prevention tips.
1. Prevent your pet from exposure to potential
2. Many plants, such as carnations, delphinium, ivy,
morning glory, oleander, and phododendron, are toxic
to animals. It is important to research the plants
to which your pets will have access. Human
medications can be deadly to pets. Make sure to
always pick up dropped medications and keep track of
how many pills you have left to ensure none are
lost. Some pain medications like aspirin are deadly
3. Never leave household cleaning products where
your pet can reach them.
4. Antifreeze tastes sweet to your pets but is
deadly even in small amounts. Always clean up any
that has spilled or leaked onto the ground.
What to do if you suspect poisoning in your pet.
1. Take the poisonous object out of your pet’s
2. Call the Pet Poison Helpline at 1-800-213-6680,
or call your Veterinarian immediately.
3. When you go to the Veterinarian always take the
suspected poison with you.