Common Veterinary Toxicities

This free Veterinary Webinar is produced by London Vet Specialists with Dr Sam Stewart DVM, DACVECC.

In this free webinar recording Dr Stewart discusses common toxicities encountered in cats and dogs in practice. He runs through how to take a thorough history in these cases and how and when to use the following decontamination methods:

  1. Emesis
  2. Gastric Lavage
  3. Enemas
  4. Absorption
  5. Diuresis
  6. Intralipid therapy

Dr Steward then considers the following specific toxins: 

  1. Foods: chocolate, grapes/raisins, onions/garlic, xylitol
  2. Poisons: Rodenticides
  3. Plants: mushrooms, lilies, cannabis
  4. Medicines: NSAIDs, acetaminophen, antidepressants, stimulant drugs, Vitamin D, Albuterol
  5. Chemicals: Topical flea/tick treatment, ethylene glycol

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