Dog Poisoning & Toxins

No matter how much you train them, dogs are known to put mysterious things in their mouths. Protect your precious pooch and avoid a rush to the vet by better understanding toxins, symptoms of poisoning, and how to prevent future scares.

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Here's What To Do if Your Dog Gets Bitten by a Snake

Dogs are curious animals, but snakes are not typically friends that your pooch should wander up to. But if they do, knowing how to act quickly can be a lifesaver (literally).

Can You Give Dogs Ibuprofen?

While every pet parents wants to help their fur baby when they're in pain, think twice before you turn to your medicine cabinet!

Can You Give a Dog Tylenol?

While it can be tempting to reach for over-the-counter medications like Tylenol when your dog is in pain, an accidental overdose isn’t a risk worth taking.

More Poisoning & Toxins

These Were the ASPCA’s Top 10 Pet Toxins for Cats and Dogs in 2020

Accidental pet poisonings happen every day, and the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center fields calls about them. We talked to an expert to find out what items are most toxic for pets and what to do to prevent poisoning in the first place.

Toxic Algae in Ponds Is Potentially Fatal to Dogs—Here's How to Avoid It

Several reports of scary dog deaths related to toxic algae blooms in ponds are reported each year. Here's how to spot it, and keep your pets safe.