Pet Poisonings in North Richland Hills

Your pet can sometimes get in to ordinary household material or medications which turns out to be poisonous and some times life-threatening to them.

Most Common Pet Poisonings

  • Household Products- Cleaning material, Detergents, gasoline
  • Prescription Human Medications- Hydrocodone, Pain medications, ADHD drugs, Birth Control Pills etc
  • Insecticides- Ant bait, Snail bait
  • Over-the-Counter People Medications- Tylenol, Ibuprofen
  • People Food-ingesting onions/garlic, grapes/raisins, Alcohol and Chewing gum (xylitol, a sugar substitute which can be life-threatening for animals)
  • Veterinary Products and Medications- Pain medications, Insulin and other medications overdosed or pet chewed up a bottle
  • Chocolate-Dark chocolate is more dangerous. Excess chocolate can cause vomiting/ diarrhea, trembling, seizure
  • Rodenticides – Rat baits of varying types
  • Toxic Plants – See below for toxic plants
  • Lawn and Garden Products – Fertilizers, Weed killers

Poisonous Plants to Avoid

There are a number of common plants which may be toxic to dogs and cats and should be avoided. These include:

Autumn CrocusAustralian FlameTreeAvocado
Azalea BaneberryBird Of ParadiseBishop’s WeedBlack Laurel
Black LocustBleeding HeartBloodrootBluebonnet
Blue-Green AlgaeBoxwoodBracken FernBuckthorn
Bulb FlowersBurdockCacaoCamel Bush
CaladiumCalla LilyCardinal FlowerChalice
Cherry TreeChinaberry TreeClematisCocklebur
CoffeeCoral PlantCorianderDieffenbachia
ElderberryElephant Ear (Taro)EucalyptusEuonymus
False HelleboreFlame TreeFelt PlantFirethorn
Four O’ClockFoxgloveGlottidiumGolden Chain
Ground CherryHeathsHeliotropeHemlock
HenbaneHollyHoneysuckleHorse Chestnut
HorsetailHydrangeaEnglish IvyJasmine
JimsonweedLantanaLarkspurLily Of The Valley
Easter LilyLupineMarijuanaMandrake
Mexican PoppyMilkweedVetchYellow Jasmine
MistletoeMock OrangeMonkshoodMoonseed
Morning GloryMountain LaurelMushroomsNightshades
OakOleanderPeriwinklePhilodendron
PigweedPoincianaPoinsettiaPoison Ivy
Poison OakPokeweedPotato ShootsPrivet
PyricanthaRain TreeRanunculus (Buttercup)Rape
Red MapleSnowdropSpurgesSweet Pea
TansyTobaccoWisteriaYews

If any questions about plant or other poisons or If your pet got in to or suspected to have got in to any poison, please do not wait- Call for Help.please feel free to call us during the business hours or call the Poison Control Centers.

National Animal Poison Control Center
This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center. Call (888) 426-4435.

ASPCA Animal Poison control
Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

For more information on preventing pet poisoning, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (817) 514-8387.