Poisoning

Dog Medical Emergencies: Ingestion of Poison

I suppose it might depend on what people think of as a poison; which one and how much of it was ingested … Yeah, a dog can survive eating chocolate, depending on the type, amount, and size of the dog. And yeah, with something like chocolate you might get away by inducing vomiting at home. But you still better deal…

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Xylitol, Xylitol, Xylitol: Know Where It Can Be Hiding

Xylitol is more dangerous than chocolate, yet less well known about.  Dr. Jason Nicholas of the Preventive Vet created a great infographic showing how much more chocolate than xylitol-containing sugar-free gum it takes to likely kill a dog Xylitol poisoning cases are on the rise because xylitol is making its way into more and more products. The latest addition to…

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