Protect Your Pets From These Toxins

chocolate donuts

Chocolate

Severe toxicity can cause seizures and death.

Symptoms: (often start to appear after a few hours) Excitability, rapid heart rate, tremors, diarrhoea and vomiting.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

squirrel eating nuts

Macadamia Nuts

Symptoms will clear within 2 days without treatment.

Symptoms: General weakness, vomiting, depression, tremors, inability to stand up, pain and pale gums.

Seek veterinary attention for supportive care.

Onions and garlic

Onions & Garlic

Causes damage to red blood cells.

Symptoms: Pale gums, fast heart rate, rapid breathing, weakness, depression, red coloured urine, vomiting and diarrhoea.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

A variety of sultanas

Grapes, Raisins, Sultanas

Severe toxicity can cause liver and kidney failure.

Symptoms: Depression, vomiting, diarrhoea, disinterest in food, pain, increased drinking or urination.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Yeast dough

Yeast Dough

Causes stomach expansion and risk of death.

Symptoms: Abdominal pain, bloating of the abdomen, difficulty walking, depression and coma.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Comic of girl chewing gum

Chewing Gum

Can cause liver failure.

Symptoms: (often begin to appear within 30-mins to 12-hours from ingestion) Vomiting, depression, difficulty standing or walking and seizures.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Lilies

Lilies

Can cause kidney failure.

Symptoms: Vomiting (often containing pieces of lily), disinterest in food, depression, vomiting, and no urination.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Mushrooms

Wild Mushrooms

Severe toxicity can cause liver failure, kidney failure and death.

Symptoms: Depression, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea, drooling, vomiting, increased tear production, poor coordination, inappropriate toileting and collapse.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Pills

Paracetamol & Aspirin

Severe toxicity can cause death.

Symptoms: Blue coloured gums, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, depression, disinterest in food, vomiting (with or without blood), weakness and rapid breathing.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Snail pellets and rat poison

Snail Pellets & Rat Poison

Severe toxicity can cause death – EVEN products labelled “PET SAFE” can be toxic!

Symptoms: Depression, drooling, poor coordination, vomiting (with or without blood), diarrhoea, passing black / bloody stool, lack of interest in food, coughing, depression, weakness, pale gums, bloody bose, fast heart rate, rapid breathing, tremors and seizures.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Cigarette butt

Cigarettes

Severe toxicity can cause death.

Symptoms: (often begin to appear within 15-45 minutes of ingestion) Excitation, fast breathing, drooling, vomiting, diarrhoea, twitching, depression, a fast heart rate, shallow breathing and can progress to collapse and coma.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Flea

Flea Products

Can cause death. Cats are especially sensitive to some products; dog products should never be used on a cat.

Symptoms: Breathing difficulty, increased tear production, drooling, vomiting, weakness, tremors, seizures, poor coordination, mental alteration and breathing problems.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

Mothballs

Mothballs

Severe toxicity can cause liver & kidney failure.

Symptoms: Vomiting, pale gums, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, depression, weakness, red coloured urine and seizures.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

A bottle of Ethylene glycol anti freeze

Ethylene glycol

Severe toxicity can cause liver & kidney failure.

Symptoms: Vomiting, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, pale gums, weakness, red coloured urine, depression and seizures.

Seek veterinary attention immediately!

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