Dog In PeoniesPet Resources*

Animal Poison Control Hotlines

Pet Poison Help Line: 855-764-7661

Animal Poison Hotline: 888-232-8870

Pets & Pesticides: 800-858-7378

National Animal Poison Control Center: 800-548-2423

(Some) 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
  • Daffodils

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Here are some pertinent facts regarding Heartworm and preventative measures to take:

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 cardiovascular collapse
  • Heartworm can be deadly to both dogs and cats

Prevention

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

Symptoms (mary vary)

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

https://www.valleyvet.com/library/heartworm-disease-dogs-cats.html

 

 

Canine Heartworm Life Cycle

 

 

 *Information provided is for reference and illustration purposes only. If you believe that your pet is sick or may have ingested a toxic substance, please contact your veterinarian, local emergency veterinary hospital, or animal poison control resource immediately. Thank you.