Questions tagged [poison]

Topic refers directly to poisons, toxins, pesticides and other elements of chemical danger to pets.

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How can cat owners protect cats from secondary poisoning from rodenticides?

Modern rodenticides are specially designed chemicals that cause vermin death by altering vermin's metabolism. One often used group of such chemicals is called anticoagulants. No symptoms are ...
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Is it safe for dogs to swim in chlorinated water?

Owners of Labradors are probably familiar with their dogs jumping into everything that contains at least trace amounts of water, murky ponds, muddy puddles, etc. An answer to a question about a ...
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Is chocolate harmful for dogs?

There's all this fuss over feeding dogs chocolate and how it can be harmful and even fatal. I had never heard of this growing up and we never had a problem all the years we had dogs, but looking back ...
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How long can fox baits be harmful for my dog?

My neighbors whippet recently died from going into the bush when there were fox baits. The councils do warn that they are laying baits. (I also had a whippet that died from being baited on our common ...

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