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13 Popular but Toxic Plants for Cats

Tulips in vase

It’s Poison Prevention Week, so we’re looking at common pet poisons found around the home. In this article, we’re looking at ornamental plants that are poisonous to cats. Below is our roundup of the 13 most toxic plants for cats. See also our top 10 cat poisons roundup. Ornamental plants can be found in homes across the nation. They help reduce stress, promote well-being and improve …

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10 Dog Poisons That May Surprise You

It’s Poison Prevention Week, so we’re going to be looking at pet poisons found around the home. Some you would expect, others may surprise you. In this article, we’re listing some of the more common poisons that affect dogs. Below is our roundup of the ten most common dog poisons. The 10 Most Reported Dog Poisons Chocolate The most common cause of …

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Bob Martin to Tackle Permethrin Poisoning in Cats

permethrin poisoning in cats with fleas

Pet health company, Bob Martin, has taken action to remove their permethrin-based flea treatments from general sale to reduce the misuse of these products. Permethrin based flea treatments are widely available, but strictly for canine use only as they are toxic to cats. However, through mistake or misunderstanding these products are still occasionally used on cats. As a result permethrin poisoning is …

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A Guide to Poisoning in Horses: The Dangers of Biological Poisons

Welcome to the second part of the Complete Guide to Poisoning in Horses. In this guide we’re walking you through some of the common (and uncommon) sources of toxins and poisons that can affect our horses. This section of the guide focuses on biological poisons, such as moulds, fungi and bacteria – as well as trees and potatoes!

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A Guide to Poisoning in Horses: Diagnosis, Treatment and Heavy Metal Poisoning

A poison is a compound that irritates, damages body tissue or alters the metabolism. Because horses are trickle feeders and graze for the majority of the time they are awake, on rare occasions they can eat something poisonous. This guide looks at the types of poisoning a horse can suffer from, spotting the signs of poisoning and what to do …

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