Keeping your pet away from toxic and harmful substances goes a long way to keeping them healthy and safe. Certain common household items can pose serious harm and may require immediate treatment.
List of Toxins harmful to pets:
- Apple and pear seeds
- Cherry/apricot/peach/nectarine/plum pits
- House plants
- Day and Easter Lilies
- Potpourri (Ingestion and inhalation)
- Rat Bait
- Self-cleaning ovens
- Spray cleaners, hairspray, perfumes, incense, candle fumes
- Teflon (Non-stick cookware)
If your pet ingests a toxin you may also contact the Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435. The APCC is a resource for any animal poison-related emergency. They are available 24 hours a day, year-round. A consultation fee may apply.