Animal Poison Control Hotlines

ASPCA Animal Poison Control 888-426-4435

Common Items Toxic to Pets

  • Chocolate
  • Avocado
  • Mouse and Rat Poisons (rodenticides)
  • Vitamins and Minerals (e.g., Vitamin D3, iron, etc.)
  • Cold and Allergy Medications (e.g., pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine, etc.)
  • Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol)
  • Caffeine Pills
  • Lilies
  • Tulips
  • Daffodil
  • Poinsettias
  • House plants, palms/ferns

Heartworm/Flea and Tick Prevention

Fast Facts

  • To get Heartworm, all it requires is just one mosquito bite
  • Heartworm grow, multiply and feed on your dogs' or cats' heart, lungs, as well as in their lungs, and associated blood vessels
  • Left untreated, heartworms can lead to death
  • Heartworm can be deadly to both dogs and cats

Prevention

  • A simple, monthly dose of medication prescribed by a veterinarian

Symptoms (may vary)

  • Persistent cough or asthma-like attacks, significant fatigue, weight loss or loss of appetite, collapse, sudden death