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Poisons and Toxic

Substances

Substances and items that can be toxic to cats and dogs include many which you may have heard of before as well as some less common ones!!  The following list includes some possible examples of substances and is not a definitive list.  If you suspect your pet has been poisoned seek veterinary advice, identify the substance, collect any packaging which may help your vet with diagnosis and treatment and do not attempt to make your pet vomit (unless instructed to by the vet).

 

Human Foods

 

Chocolate

Onions

Grapes (Raisins, Sultanas, Fruitcake etc)

Liquorice

Some sugar free items containing Xylitol

 

Human Medicines

 

Paracetamol (Acetaminophen)

Ibuprofen/ Nurofen

Psoriasis Cream (Dovonex)

Asthma Inhalers (Salbutamol)

 

Home and Garden

 

Washing Liquitabs (e.g. Persil/ Bold etc).

Rubbish/ Waste/ Refuse

Lilies

Daffodils

Ethylene Glycol (Antifreeze)

Anticoagulant rodenticides (rat poisons)

Metaldehyde (slug bait)

Paraquat (weedkiller)

Blue green algae

Permethrin

Ivermectin

Adder Bites

 

If you think your pet has been poisoned or has been in contact with a toxic substance contact 01225 832521 for advice from the Veterinary Team at Rosemary Lodge.

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