March is Poison Prevention Month, and because dogs are notorious for eating things they’re not supposed to, we’ve put together a list of top 10 toxins to keep away from your pet.

10 Toxins To Keep Away From Your Pet

1. Over-The-Counter Medications

2. Human Food

3. Prescription Medications

4. Chocolate

5. Veterinary Products

6. Plants

7. Household Products

8. Rodenticides

9. Insecticides

10. Recreational Drugs

Signs Of Poisoning

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive drooling
  • Lack of coordination
  • Weakness/lethargy
  • Collapse
  • Excessive thirst/urination
  • Unusual behavior

Treatment For Poisoning

If your pet has ingested something toxic to them immediately call your veterinarian or go to your nearest emergency veterinary hospital.

You can also call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 or the Pet Poison Helpline at 1-800-213-6680 for help and information. Fees apply.

Written by Vincent M.

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