2011 Top 10 Pet poisons

Keep these out of reach of dogs !
Pet Poison Helpline reported their Top 10 list of poisons for dogs:

Foods: chocolate, xylitol, and grapes/raisins.
Insecticides.
Mouse and rat poison.
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for human (ibuprofen, naproxen etc).
Household cleaners.
Antidepressant drugs for humans (Prozac etc).
Fertilizers.
Cough & cold human drugs.
Amphetamines for humans (ADD/ADHD meds etc).
NSAIDs for dogs (Rimadyl, Deramaxx . . . → Read More: 2011 Top 10 Pet poisons

Top dog household toxins

1. NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen”Topping our list are the common household medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), which include common names such as ibuprofen (e.g., Advil and some types of Motrin) and naproxen (e.g., Aleve). While these medications are safe for people, even one or two pills can cause serious harm to a pet. Dogs, cats, birds and other small mammals including ferrets, gerbils, and hamsters may develop serious stomach and intestinal ulcers as well as kidney failure. Continue reading Top dog household toxins

Toxic garden mulch from cocoa husks

Cocoa Mulch, which is sold by Target, Home Depot, Foreman’s Garden Supply and other garden supply stores contains a lethal ingredient called ‘Theobromine’. It is lethal to dogs and cats. It smells like chocolate and it really attracts dogs. They can eat this and die.
Although the mulch had NO warnings printed on the label, upon further investigation on the company’s website, this product is HIGHLY toxic to dogs.  Continue reading Toxic garden mulch from cocoa husks

poisonous plants listing

Seek veterinary assistance if you think your dog ate any of these plants and/or is experiencing the following symptoms: Continue reading poisonous plants listing

Poisonous & medicinal plants

Poisonous & Medicinal plants link:

http://avc.upei.ca/plants_types

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Rodenticide poisoning

Rat poisons

Rodenticides are the name given to any of the group of toxic substances that are used to kill rodents. They are among the most commonly used pesticides … All rodenticides are a group of compounds that exhibit markedly different toxicities to humans and rodents.
Below are listed the three most common rodenticides used in …homes today and their veterinary treatment regimes and relative toxicity as related to primary and secondary poisoning in dogs and cats:
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