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National Animal Poison Prevention Week 2017

National Animal Poison Prevention Week 2017

National Animal Poison Prevention Week 2017 It’s not like in the movies. A person ingests vial of poison and almost instantly the results are fatal. According to Dr. Tina Wismer, Medical Director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, “you need to act fast if you suspect your pet has eaten a poisonous substance, however, most toxins won’t activate immediately.” Depending on the toxin, ...

Marijuana Pet Poisoning Cases Are Skyrocketing

Marijuana Pet Poisoning Cases Are Skyrocketing

Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) has seen a 330% increase in the number of accidental marijuana ingestions in pets over the past five years which means that, undoubtedly, veterinary professionals will be seeing more marijuana ingestions too. Due to increased availability for both medical and recreational marijuana, as well as the novel forms such as foods, pills, oils, and tinctures, marijuana is more ac...