Pet poison of the week – Clematis

PET POISON OF THE WEEK – CLEMATIS
Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs
Common signs to watch for:
• Drooling
• Vomiting
• Diarrhea
This popular vine has a beautiful, colorful flower, and grows in bright sunlight. Clematis contains an irritating glycosides, and when ingested by pets, can cause drooling, vomiting and diarrhea. Thankfully, this plant has a very bitter taste, which deters most pets from consuming large amounts.
Poison type: Plants

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REMEMBER PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN THE CURE

 

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Dog Poisons – Slug Pellets

Methaldehyde  is an ingredient in slug pellets, which is very poisonous in dogs, primarily affecting the nervous system.

Symptoms and Types

  • Anxiety
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive panting
  • Excessive drooling
  • Uncoordinated walking
  • Muscle tremors
  • Convulsions
  • Hyperthermia
  • Increased sensitivity to light, touch, and/or sounds
  • Increased respiration

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