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Pet Poison Help

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Did you know that there may be substances in and around your home that are poisonous to your pet?  Would you know what to do if your dog or cat were poisoned? Download Pet Poison Help for information on hundreds of household products and plants that are potentially toxic to your pet, and steps to take if your dog or cat is exposed to one of these toxins.

Pet Poison Helpline, a 24/7 animal poison control center based in Minneapolis, MN, answers over 100,000 calls a year regarding pet poisonings.  We created Pet Poison Help to assist pet owners or veterinarians in quickly identifying potential poisons, recognizing symptoms of a potential poisoning, and to allow one-touch direct dialing access to the veterinary professionals at Pet Poison Helpline.

Pet Poison Help will provide you with:

* Life-saving access to poison information with one-touch direct dialing to Pet Poison Helpline.

* A searchable database of over 250 poisonous plants, foods, medications and household items, all with pictures.

* Descriptions of how specific poisons affect your pet, their alternate common names, and symptoms to watch for.

* Instructions on what to do if your dog or cat is exposed to a dangerous substance.

This application (app) is designed as an informational resource for pet owners to keep their animals safe from the effects of poisonous substances, but it is by no means exhaustive. When it comes to poisonings, keep in mind that the amount ingested, along with the time since ingestion, overall health, age, species, and breed of your pet may affect the severity or outcome of any toxic exposure. When in doubt, please contact your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline for immediate, life-saving advice.