Tools & Tips
Alcohol, shamrocks—read up on the two most common St. Patrick’s Day toxins and how to treat them.
The Top 10 Toxins list for 2016 from the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center tabulates 180,639 calls about potential poisonings. Can you guess what people called about most often?
Learn the five things to know when treating for Fluorouracil exposures.
Every Super Bowl Sunday, pets all over get into things they shouldn’t. Can you guess what the top five exposures are?
The sugar in concentrated candy, such as gumdrops, can create a water and electrolyte imbalance and lead to serious problems in dogs.
What should you watch for with coin ingestions? Know what metals lurk in what coins, and what it all means for your patient.
It’s a mystery why pets find toilet bowl water so delicious, but beside the aesthetics there may be genuine causes for concern.
Results from a recent survey conducted by the ASPCA’s Research and Development team shows the power of fee-waived and conversation-based adoptions
5-HTP is popularly used for appetite suppression, mood enhancement and relieving insomnia. But when pets—dogs in particular—get into supplements, serious problems can occur.
We’re all familiar with the dog who digs in the trash can and develops pancreatitis a few days later. But did you know that several toxins can cause pancreatitis as well?