Dog and Puppy First Aid: Poisoning

Please note: Information in this post is not meant as a substitute for veterinary care. Always consult your veterinarian in an emergency.

Signs

  1. Weakness
  2. Disorientation
  3. Vomiting
  4. Tremors
  5. Seizures
  6. Excessive Salivation

 

Actions

  1. Call your vet right away and take your dog in.
  2. Bring whatever your dog ingested with you.
  3. If you cannot reach a vet, call the National Animal Poison Control Center 888-426-4435.

 

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) free mobile app provides a wealth of knowledge on the toxins around your dog. With quick access to potentially life-saving information and their hotline 24/7/365, the ASPCA APCC app helps keep your pet safe year-round.

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Aly DelaCoeur, UW-AAB
Aly DelaCoeur, UW-AAB is one of the founders of Wag Enabled (originally Why Does My Dog). Aly has a certificate in applied animal behavior through the University of Washington and is a certified veterinary assistant and AKC Evaluator. She aims to provide an unbiased perspective on dog training by providing practical, intelligent, and caring advice for people to impart on their canine companions