Dog Toxins & Poisons

Poisons are not always obvious. Some dangerous temptations may be closer to your dog than you know.

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Top 10 Canine Toxins: Part II
Take the time to pet-proof your house to avoid accidental poisonings to your pets.
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The Top 10 Canine Toxins Dog Toxins & Poisons
The Top 10 Canine Toxins: Part I
When it comes to mouse and rat poisons, there are several different active ingredients and types of action, making all of them potentially poisonous to dogs.
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Why Your Dog Doesn't Want To Be Your Valentine This Year
While you may think those balloons are benign, the string or ribbon attached to it poses a significant health risk to your pet!
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Poinsettias Aren't Poisonous, but There are Plenty of Christmas Dangers for Pets
For many years I’d been fighting the rumor that poinsettias were deadly to dogs and cats. The “killer-poinsettia” myth apparently started back in 1919 when an Army officer stationed in Hawaii found their two-year old child dead underneath a poinsettia.
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My Dog Just Ate An Asthma Inhaler. Is It Poisonous? Dog Toxins & Poisons
My Dog Just Ate An Asthma Inhaler. Is It Poisonous?
Asthma, which can be seen in humans, horses, and cats, can be life threatening without treatment.
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Inducing Vomiting in Your Dog
Veterinarians often cringe when pet owners find information (or shall I say “mis-information”) on the Internet.
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Blue-Green Algae: A Deadly Danger for Dogs Dog Toxins & Poisons
Blue-Green Algae: A Deadly Danger for Dogs
Blue-green algae puts your dog at risk during the summer and fall. Does your local pond have this common, deadly algae?
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Fertilizer and Mulch Dangers for Dogs. Dog Toxins & Poisons
Fertilizer and Mulch Dangers for Dogs.
During the spring and summer months you and your neighbors may be using plenty of fertilizer and mulch. Are these plant nutrients poisonous for dogs?
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Vitamin D Poisoning
While low levels of vitamin D are very safe, this vitamin can be very poisonous when ingested by dogs.
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Are Batteries Poisonous for Dogs?
Do you know what to do if your dog swallows a battery? Learn what a battery can do and how to protect your dog.
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