Thursday, February 17, 2011

--Top 10 Pet Toxins of 2010

      Both known and unknown toxins can be found hiding in our houses and yards. In 2010, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL, fielded more than 167,000 phone calls about pets exposed to possibly poisonous substances. 
      When M told me about this list, I was bunnyfied, to be poisoned, gives me the shivers. Everyone, tell your pack leaders to watch out carefully for these items; here is a quickie list, you can see a more in depth version on M's blog under Pet Info.
only you can protect your pet~!
  1. Human Medications
  2. Insecticides
  3. Rodenticides
  4. People Food
  5. Veterinary Medications
  6. Chocolate
  7. Household Toxins
  8. Plants
  9. Herbicides
  10. Outdoor Toxins

If you have any reason to suspect your pet has ingested something toxic, please contact your veterinarian or the Animal Poison Control Center’s 24-hour hotline at 888- 426- 4435
be safe and healthy

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