ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

People & Pet Food Dangers

We all eat things we shouldn’t from time to time, but when animals indulge unwisely it often means an emergency visit to your office or a panicked call from a pet owner.

From well-known food dangers such as chocolate to various herbs, bread dough, nuts and more, treatment options are suggested here for both human and pet food toxicities.

There are also downloadable posters you can put up in your office or share on social media to help educate your community!


Chocolate Intoxication

How to Treat Chocolate Ingestion

Canine vs. Chocolate Case Study


Allium Species Poisoning

Labrador vs. Garlic Case Study


Back to School Safety Tips for Pets

The Hiding Places & Dog Dangers of Xylitol

People Foods Pet Should Never Eat

Tips for Safe Pets, Happy Holidays

Chewing on the Dangers of Jerky

Vet Tech Corner: Macadamia Nut Toxicity

Ethanol and Yeast Dough Intoxications

Moldy Food Dangers

Grape & Raisin Toxicosis