Acetaminophen (Tylenol®, non-aspirin pain reliever, APAP) is a synthetic non-opiate derivative of p-aminophenol. In today’s discussion we will review the toxicity of this specific human medication and the dangers it can pose to pets.
In this podcast, we will review ice melts, ethylene glycol, bread dough, moldy food, and liquid potpourri. Rodenticides are also very popular this time of year. We will review various winter hazards to pets, and different treatment options.
Now that the colder months are upon us, snow and ice are sure strike at some point as well. This means that many people will be using a variety of ice melt products to keep sidewalks and driveways safe. But are these safe for pets and what's the difference between solid and liquid ice melt exposures?
In today’s discussion we will review garlic and onions, common symptoms when ingested by dogs or cats, and potential treatment options.
Inthis podcast, we review a variety of household toxic hazards, and therelative risk that many household products pose for causing an intoxication inpets.
An owner calls the office in need of advice. The family dog was just sprayed by a skunk. What is to be done next? Aside from the obvious and instantaneous change in body odor, for which clinical signs should the owner monitor the dog? What is the best way to eliminate the stench? Are there any serious sequelae that may develop? In today’s Tox Talks, we are going to answer these questions as we discuss the potential risks of skunk encounters.
There are multiple types of mushrooms and toxicity varies significantly. In this podcast, we focus on 4 types of mushrooms that are expected to cause signs within a few hours.
Phenylbutazone, commonly called bute, is an NSAID that has historically been used therapeutically in dogs. However, both the risk of significant side effects and the development of much safer NSAID choices have made its use in small animal practice practically non-existent. Learn what is being used in it's place and how to best treat patients.
Bromethalin-based rodenticide exposures in cats and dogs can be a big issue. Cases surrounding Bromethalin exposures have increased since they have become more common after they were made available in 1985. But what is it about Bromethalin that causes it to be such an issue?
One question we get every day from veterinarians is whether or not to use activated charcoal when presented with a toxicity case. Activated charcoal can be a very helpful treatment modality; however it does have some potentially serious adverse effects. Learn when it's best to use activated charcoal, and when it could be potentially harmful to the pet.