Poison Control

Poison Control

Phone: 855-764-7661

Web: www.petpoisonhelpline.com

PET FIRST AID KIT:

You should always have a pet first-aid kit handy in case your pet is injured. Here are some veterinarian's recommendations on what to include:

Your vet's telephone number, plus the number of an emergency weekend or night-time vet
Gauze rolls or pads
Absorbent cotton
Scissors, preferably with rounded tips
Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrocortisone ointment
Eyewash
Tweezers
Rectal thermometer
Syringe (without the needle) for giving oral medications
Anti-diarrhea medicine (for dogs and cats)
Upset stomach medicine (for dogs only)
Antihistamine liquid
A clean, white sock – to slip over an injured paw, to keep the wound and your floors clean until the bleeding is stopped.

SYMPTOMS OF INTERNAL BLEEDING IN PETS

Blood in the vomit
Blood in the urine
Pale pink or white gums
Listlessness

HOUSEPLANTS THAT CAN HURT YOUR PET

Dieffenbachia
Philodendron
Jerusalem cherry
Yew
Caladium
Spider plant
Airplane plant
Cyclamen
Foxglove
Dragon tree
Holly
Mistletoe
Azalea
Poinsettia
Rhododendron
Mother-in-law's tongue

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