Pet Poisoning Information
You should have the following information available for poison control:
- Your name, address, and cell phone number
- Information concerning the exposure (the amount of agent, the time since exposure, etc.)
- The species, breed, age, sex, weight and number of animals involved.
- The agent your animal(s) has been exposed to, if known.
- The problems your animal(s) is experiencing.
When NOT to call the pet poison center…
In some cases, a pet may already be exhibiting signs of toxicity, in which case, get them to the nearest vet. These signs may include:
- Foaming at the mouth
- Vomiting, especially vomiting blood
- Coughing, or coughing blood
- Bloody diarrhea accompanied by any of these other symptoms
- Excessive drooling
- Weakness, lethargy, collapse, disorientation
If your pet is exhibiting any of these symptoms, get off the phone/internet, and go immediately to an emergency animal hospital.