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Pet Poisonings

pet-poisoningsPet Poisonings in North Richland Hills

Your pet can sometimes get in to ordinary household material or medications which turns out to be poisonous and some times life-threatening to them.

Most Common Pet Poisonings

  • Household Products- Cleaning material, Detergents, gasoline
  • Prescription Human Medications- Hydrocodone, Pain medications, ADHD drugs, Birth Control Pills etc
  • Insecticides- Ant bait, Snail bait
  • Over-the-Counter People Medications- Tylenol, Ibuprofen
  • People Food-ingesting onions/garlic, grapes/raisins, Alcohol and Chewing gum (xylitol, a sugar substitute which can be life-threatening for animals)
  • Veterinary Products and Medications- Pain medications, Insulin and other medications overdosed or pet chewed up a bottle
  • Chocolate-Dark chocolate is more dangerous. Excess chocolate can cause vomiting/ diarrhea, trembling, seizure
  • Rodenticides - Rat baits of varying types
  • Toxic Plants - See below for toxic plants
  • Lawn and Garden Products - Fertilizers, Weed killers


Poisonous Plants to Avoid

There are a number of common plants which may be toxic to dogs and cats and should be avoided. These include:

Autumn Crocus

Australian FlameTree

Avocado

Azalea Baneberry Bird Of Paradise Bishop's Weed Black Laurel
Black Locust Bleeding Heart Bloodroot Bluebonnet
Blue-Green Algae Boxwood Bracken Fern Buckthorn
Bulb Flowers Burdock Cacao Camel Bush
Caladium Calla Lily Cardinal Flower Chalice
Cherry Tree Chinaberry Tree Clematis Cocklebur
Coffee Coral Plant Coriander Dieffenbachia
Elderberry Elephant Ear (Taro) Eucalyptus Euonymus
False Hellebore Flame Tree Felt Plant Firethorn
Four O'Clock Foxglove Glottidium Golden Chain
Ground Cherry Heaths Heliotrope Hemlock
Henbane Holly Honeysuckle Horse Chestnut
Horsetail Hydrangea English Ivy Jasmine
Jimsonweed Lantana Larkspur Lily Of The Valley
Easter Lily Lupine Marijuana Mandrake
Mexican Poppy Milkweed Vetch Yellow Jasmine
Mistletoe Mock Orange Monkshood Moonseed
Morning Glory Mountain Laurel Mushrooms Nightshades
Oak Oleander Periwinkle Philodendron
Pigweed Poinciana Poinsettia Poison Ivy
Poison Oak Pokeweed Potato Shoots Privet
Pyricantha Rain Tree Ranunculus (Buttercup) Rape
Red Maple Snowdrop Spurges Sweet Pea
Tansy Tobacco Wisteria Yews

If any questions about plant or other poisons or If your pet got in to or suspected to have got in to any poison, please do not wait- Call for Help. please feel free to call us during the business hours or call the Poison Control Centers.

National Animal Poison Control Center
This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center. Call (888) 426-4435.

ASPCA Animal Poison control
Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card

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