With the ever growing abuse and neglect of animals across America, Leave No Paws Behind, Inc., a California based 501(c) 3 Non Profit, was formed. LNPB is an all foster based rescue specializing in seniors, terminal, special needs and end of life animals.
People Food Items that are toxic or could cause serious health issues (this list is just a sampling of items):
Coffee and coffee grounds
Items that use Xylitol (a popular sweetener in sugar-free items)
Household Items that may be toxic or a choking hazard:
Common Plants that are dangerous:
This list is just a sampling, and is in no way a complete or comprehensive listing of items that could harm your pet. If your pet ingests any of these items, call your vet, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Hotline at (888)-426-4435, or the Kansas State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital at (785)-532-5679
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.
The Kansas State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital offers a FREE 24-hour poison control hotline for pet owners as well as veterinarians. The vet teaching hospital asks for your patience when you call, as the person answering the phone may need to take a few minutes to consult with the vet on duty.
Here is hoping you find these tips helpful and keep your pet safe!