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8 questions to ask before treating poisoned patients

Every second counts when treating poisoned patients. For most substances, there's only a narrow time frame in which decontamination can be effectively and safely performed. Here are 8 questions to consider before inducing vomiting on the poisoned pet.
June 2011

Every second counts when treating poisoned patients. For most substances, there's only a narrow time frame in which decontamination can be effectively and safely performed. Here are 8 questions to consider before inducing vomiting on the poisoned pet.

7 effective emetics and how to use them

Emetic agents work by causing gastric irritation, stimulating the central nervous system chemoreceptor trigger zone, or a combination of both. Here's your emetics cheat sheet for dogs and cats.
June 2011

Emetic agents work by causing gastric irritation, stimulating the central nervous system chemoreceptor trigger zone, or a combination of both. Here's your emetics cheat sheet for dogs and cats.

Top 5 household items toxic to cats

While dogs account for a large majority of calls to Pet Poison Helpline, almost 9 percent of calls during 2010 were for potentially poisoned cats. Here are the five most frequent feline-related calls.
January 2011

Make sure your veterinary clients are aware of these everyday feline hazards.

4 Independence Day dangers for pets

Loud noises aren't the only worry pets face on July Fourth. To help clients keep pets safe, be familiar with the signs and treatments for these four threats.
June 2010

Loud noises aren't the only worry pets face on July Fourth. To help clients keep pets safe, be familiar with the signs and treatments for these four threats.

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Fertilizers)

April 2010

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Fertilizers)

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Daffodils)

April 2010

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Daffodils)

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants

While colorful flowers are easy on the eyes, they pose potential danger to cats and dogs. Teach your clients how to pet-proof their gardens with this information about six common spring plants and their toxicities.
April 2010

Teach clients how to pet-proof their gardens from toxic flowers.

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Lilies)

April 2010

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Lilies)

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Crocuses)

April 2010

Photo gallery: 6 toxic springtime plants (Crocuses)

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