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5 Toxins That Can Cause Blindness in Cats and Dogs
A few toxins can cause blindness, and the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center presents a primer so you can effectively treat a patient’s exposure.
Vet Tech Corner: Tox Histories Made Simple
This downloadable form can help you get the best and most complete histories when poison cases hit your clinic.
People Foods Pets Should Never Eat
This list of people foods that should always be off-limits to pets was prepared by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Share it!
Top 5 Halloween Safety Tips for Vets and Pets
The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center provides 5 top tips for veterinarians and other animal-health experts to safety navigate Halloween tricks and treats
Vaccinating Special Populations
The benefits of immediately vaccinating on entry almost every animal over four weeks of age typically outweigh the risks.
3 Tips for Intake and Operations at a Temporary Shelter
Managing a temporary shelter can be an overwhelming task. Follow these three tips from the ASPCA’s Field Investigations and Response Team (FIR)
The Antidote to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
This colorless, odorless and tasteless killer has been named by the CDC as the leading cause of unintentional poisoning deaths in people in the United States.
The Rising Danger of Hops Ingestion
Did you know that exposure to brewing hops (or the fruit of the hops plants) can cause severe and life-threatening clinical signs in dogs?
Understanding and Treating Laundry Detergent Ingestion
This article looks at the danger of detergent ingestion, especially detergent “pods” and what treatments are indicated.