Common Dog and Cat Toxins

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Dogs

  • Xylitol – In sugarless gum, candy, many processed foods, nasal sprays, and medication.
  • NSAID’s (non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs)– Advil, Motrin, Aleve, Ibuprophen
  • OTC (Over The Counter) cough and allergy medication – Acetaminophen, psuedoephridine, phenylephrine
  • Rat Poison
  • Chocolate
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Insect Bait Stations
  • ADHD medications – contain amphetamines

Cats

  • Lilies – Easter, Tiger, and Asiatic.
  • Household Cleaners – Toilet bowl and drain cleaners.
  • Dog flea and tick spot on products – Zodiac, K9 Advantix).
  • Antidepressants – Cymbalta and Effexor
  • NSAID’S (Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs) – Cats are more sensitive than dogs
  • ADHA Medications
  • Plants that contain calcium oxalate crystals – Philodendron, peace lilies, pothos.
  • Insecticides for plants