How to Prevent a Pet Poisoning Emergency

Preventing a pet poisoning may prevent a pet emergencyWe love that our pets are naturally curious and want to explore. Sometimes, though, that means getting into something they shouldn’t.

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center received 199,000 phone calls about pet poisoning in 2017. In fact, this is one of the top 3 reasons pet owners seek emergency care for their beloved pets. Many people don’t realize just how many potentially toxic substances are commonly used in our homes and yards.

To help you avoid a pet poisoning emergency, Brodie Animal Hospital has put together this guide so you know what to keep out of your pet’s reach and what to do if an emergency strikes. Continue…

Animal 911: Is It a Pet Emergency

A brown and white cat getting a checkup from a vetSeeing your pet struggle with disturbing or vague symptoms, and wondering if they need immediate medical care, is a situation most pet owners have or will find themselves in at some point. Pets are skilled at hiding signs of illness or injury, making it even more difficult to tell whether or not your pet is experiencing an emergency situation, or simply having an off day.

At Brodie Animal Hospital, we believe that all pet owners should know how to recognize and handle a pet emergency. Your prompt response will save precious time, and may even save your pet’s life.

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