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Pet Owner's Guide to Common Small Animal Poisons



Information on poisons which are commonly accessible to pets and which cause their owners great concern

-Intro and Acknowledgement
This guide was generously prepared by Julie Dahlke, DVM, a graduate ...
-Plants
It is difficult to give concise information about plant toxicities ...
-Plants: Japanese Yew - XXX
Scientific Name -- Taxus ...
-Plants: Araceae Family - X
Scientific name -- Many, including: Schefflera actinophylla,...
-Plants: Rhododendrons (and other cardiac glycoside containing plants) - X
Scientific name -- Many, including: Rhododendron, Nerium oleander,...
-Plants: Nightshades/Solanums - X
Scientific name -- Many, including: Solanum dulcamara, Solanum nigrum, Physalis....
-Drugs
Animal poisoning by drugs is by far the most common type of ...
-Drugs: Acetaminophen (Tylenol(tm)) - XXX
Tylenol is, of course, the human over-the-counter analgesic ...
-Drugs: Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Phenylbutazone, Naproxen (Nsaid toxicity) - X
The pain relievers discussed here are known as NSAID's (non-...
-Drugs: Household Products
The category of household products probably contains most of ...
-Drugs: Ant Poisons/Miscellaneous Insecticides - XX
There are dozens of insecticides available in hardware and home ...
-Drugs: Antifreeze - XXX
Poisoning by antifreeze, or ethylene glycol, is one of the most ...
-Drugs: Cleaning Products - XXX
Again, this category contains dozens of products used around the ...
-Drugs: Flea Products - X
Millions of dollars are spent every year on products designed to ...
-Drugs: Heavy Metals (Lead, Zinc) - X
Lead poisoning is seen occasionally in small animals, notably ...
-Drugs: Rodenticides - XXX
Poisons intended to kill rats, mice, gophers, moles and ...
-Drugs: Fertilizers - X
Spring and fall are times for seeding and fertilizing and ...
-Miscellaneous: Garbage/Food Poisoning - X
This is primarily a problem of dogs and cats that roam freely ...
-Miscellaneous: Teflon - X
Teflon toxicity occurs most often in pet birds and in the 1990 ...
-Miscellaneous: Chocolate (Drug class: Methylxanthines) - X
It often surprises pet owners to discover that for animals, ...
-Summary
Hopefully you have found this guide interesting and useful. ...









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