Pet owners who are serious about pet-proofing their home should start
with their own medicine cabinet. Pet Poison Helpline™ is a 24-hour
service available throughout North America for pet owners and
veterinary professionals who require assistance treating a potentially
poisoned pet. Nearly half of the calls received by Pet Poison Helpline
involve human medications – both over-the-counter and prescription.
Whether Fido accidentally chewed into a pill bottle or a
well-intentioned pet owner accidentally switched medication (giving
their pet a human medication), pet poisonings due to medication are
common and can be very serious.
Pet Poison Helpline is the only animal poison control with
board-certified internal medicine specialists, emergency critical care
specialists, and human pharmacologists on staff. With expert staff in
both animal and human medicine, Pet Poison Helpline provides a unique
advantage since more than 50 percent of all pet poisonings involve
Below is a list of the top 10 human medications most frequently
ingested by pets, along with some tips from the veterinarians at Pet
Poison Helpline on how to prevent pet poisoning from human medications. Sorry..only have permission to post on my blog so click on the link below.Click here to read the full post...A MUST READ!