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Xylitol Toxicity: Where it’s Found, and How to Treat an Exposure

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Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that is used in many products such as gum, mints, candy, baked goods, and toothpaste, as a sweetener.  The amount of xylitol in products varies widely and is changing all of the time.  Learn where to look for xylitol in various products, and how to treat it if a pet is exposed.  

Amphetamines

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Amphetamines are among the most commonly encountered substances at the Animal Poison Control Center.  Whether the exposure is to prescription ADHD/ADD medications or to illicit amphetamines, patient presentation and management would be the same or similar.  In this podcast, we will dissect the types of exposures we see at the ASPCA APCC and various treatment recommendations.  

Garden Pet Safety

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Many of us enjoy growing our own fruits and vegetables in the summer.  Unfortunately, many of these plants can be harmful to pets. 

In this podcast, we will be discussing the toxic plants that may be present in your garden. 

Sunscreen Safety for Pets

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Is it safe to use sunscreen on pets?  Sunscreen season is right around the corner, and with it comes a variety of questions about pets and sunscreen applications.  In this podcast we will discuss sunscreen exposures and what you need to be on the lookout for.  

Toxic Spring Plants to Pets

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We can all appreciate the excitement and beauty of finally seeing the spring-blooming plants after a long winter. Unfortunately, many of these plants can be harmful to animals.  In this podcast, we will be discussing toxic spring plants and what to be on the lookout for. 

Acetaminophen and the Danger it Poses to Pets

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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.

The Dangers of Winter Hazards to Pets

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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.    

Ice Melts and Pet Safety

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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? 

Onion and Garlic Exposures

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In today’s discussion we will review garlic and onions, common symptoms when ingested by dogs or cats, and potential treatment options.

Common Household Toxins

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Inthis podcast, we review a variety of household toxic hazards, and therelative risk that many household products pose for causing an intoxication inpets.