It’s a pet owner’s worst nightmare—your animal has accidentally been exposed to a toxic substance and needs immediate medical care. What do you do? Whom can you call? And how can you prevent potential toxic emergencies in the future?
March marks Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, a time that highlights potential poisoning risks to pets and emphasizes common-sense poisoning prevention. Here, we’ll look at some common poisoning risks for pets and how you can address them.
Most toxic exposures among dogs can be traced to several common causes.
Dogs and cats are susceptible to somewhat different poisoning risks, though many of the general categories are similar.
If you suspect that your pet has been exposed to a poison, there are several things you can do immediately.
At Richmond Road Veterinary Clinic, we understand how important your pets are to you. Our expert staff is skilled in treating a variety of toxic emergencies and stands committed to providing the best treatment available.
Not an emergency? Stop in for a well-pet checkup!
At RRVC, your pet’s health is our first priority. Richmond Road Veterinary Clinic and its sister clinic, Tates Creek Animal Hospital, are both members of the Kentucky Veterinary Practice Group, local experts for compassionate pet care. Dr. Kevin Smith and his team of veterinarians and technicians use the most advanced technology and techniques, offering 7-day a week service and monitored boarding and medical care. Should you have a question for our office or staff, please contact us at (859) 263-5037 or firstname.lastname@example.org.