:confused: OK, my cat took one of my meds!! It is a Serax also know as oxazepam, I did a search and it is said it is used as a treatment to lukemia... she is very groggy and wobbly and the vet will be calling me any minute. ANYONE KNOW IF 50mg is DEADLY?? HELP:confused:
For reference, here is Animal Poison Control's number.
There is a $55 charge but that includes all follow ups and you will speak with a specially trained veterinarian 24/7. It's well worth it.
Please check out my website in progress. I am not selling anything:-) I am trying to get some information out to folks that are kept by their birds :-)
The website is not completed, but things like the Bird Care page are almost done and I have a ton of info there.
If you want to take...
When I was doing my research on the parrot I want, there was something mentionned that Teflon non stick cookware fumes are deadly for birds. I only have that non stick pots and pans...how you guys do for cooking with the non stick without putting the bird's like in danger? Please help..... Thanks
My friend and I took the dogs out this afternoon to give them excercise. We let them off the leash in the big field where they always run and some :rant: person leaves bread on the side of the field. Of course Molly and Baily run over and grab some. We try to catch them and they run away and...
ATTENTION, PET OWNERS! DECK THE HALLS—BUT DO IT SAFELY, PLEASE
For many of us, 'tis the season to decorate our homes with live Christmas trees and holiday greenery. But did you know that some of these yuletide traditions can be hazardous to your pet's health?
Lovely lilies are commonly used...
POINSETTIAS, POISONING AND PETS—SHOULD YOU BELIEVE THE HYPE?
Have you heard that poinsettias are dangerously poisonous to dogs and cats? As the holidays descend upon us, we wanted to set the record straight on these showy wintertime favorites. As our experts at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control...
My mother in law just called me in a panic that PJ (her year old pug) got into the trash & swallowed the seed to a peach. He didn't chew it just swallowed it. Now she has heard that peach seeds are poisonous to dogs and would like your advice as to if this is true or not. & if a trip to the vet...
If your dogs are like some of ours, that like to take things they know they aren't supposed to have, this might be an alert you may want to read!!!
PET HEALTH ALERT: PRODUCTS SWEETENED WITH XYLITOL CAN BE TOXIC TO DOGS
Sugar-free candy and gum may be sweet enough for you, ASPCA News Alert...
This is a list of toxic plants per the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Toxicity will vary depending upon what amount was eaten. To see individual information per plant, please visit the ASPCA list here.
Toxic Plants by Common Name
Asian Lily (Liliaceae)...
Popular Fertilizer Is Dangerous to Dogs
by ANC Staff and ASPCA
How does your garden grow? Not with cocoa bean mulch, please.
A retrospective study released recently by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) confirms that this commonly used fertilizer may deter slugs and snails, but...
Cockroaches have completely overrun this dump we call home, today I had to throw out about 20lbs of dog food as well as a ton of people food and run out and buy more dog food and rubbermaid containers to keep everyone's food in untill this problem is solved :mad: But, that's a who 'nother rant...
With the previous post by Crittercall about easter lilies I went on a quest to find a pretty detailed list of all plants that are poisonous to cats.... I have been pretty aware of some, but I like most don't have alot of these in my home or my yard, but found them interesting :)
HOLIDAY PET HEALTH TIP: NO SWEETS FOR THE SWEET!
For many people, overindulging in holiday goodies may result in a few extra pounds--but the consequences for our animal companions are much greater if they accidentally ingest cookies, candy or baked goods containing chocolate. In any form ranging...
I have 2 dachshunds, one is a little over 1 year old and the other 3 months younger.
Well, my girl dachshunds (the older one) LOVES when we rip the grass and throw it in the air. She hops like a kangaroo and tries to catch it. She loves eating grass.
She also likes eating leaves and...
6 IMPORTANT TOLL FREE NUMBERS EVERY PET OWNER SHOULD NOT LIVE WITHOUT
Many times in life, help is so near that we often forget where to
find it. It is so near and sometimes free that we just don't remember
where we left such vital information. We even have an information
overload yet we seem...
SCIENTISTS STUDYING GRAPES/RAISINS POISONOUS IMPACT ON DOGS
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center warns dog owners that large
quantities of grapes and raisins apparently can poison dogs.
"This is a relatively recent revelation, one that is painfully close to my
heart," said CT subscriber...