Prevention of Poisoning in Pets

VPIS has produced a selection of leaflets on poisoning prevention that can be used in practice waiting rooms or as handouts for clients, aimed at raising awareness and informing pet owners about the various poisoning risks in cats and dogs.

Poisoning in Pets – Focus on …

VPIS has produced a selection of leaflets on specific poisonous agents in cats and dogs; these that can be used in practice waiting rooms or as handouts for clients, and are aimed at raising awareness and informing pet owners about the dangers of specific poisoning hazards.

Keeping Cats Safe – Antifreeze Poisoning in Cats

International Cat Care has produced a poster that can be used to raise awareness of antifreeze poisoning in cats.

Keeping Cats Safe – Lethal Lilies

International Cat Care has produced a lily poster that can be used to raise awareness of ‘lethal lilies’.

Common canine poisons in the house and garden

The information presented in this guide created by The Kennel Club  is intended to be used to prevent poisoning by raising awareness of certain poisons, rather than as a document to be used in an emergency.

VPIS Common Poisons Leaflet

This leaflet briefly summarizes the most common enquiries that the VPIS receives.

VPIS Chhazards poster 2013ristmas Hazards Poster

This poster can be used in practice waiting rooms to raise awareness around common hazards during the Christmas period

(Last updated December 2014)

Capture2International Care Care (ICC)’s permethrin poster

This poster is part of the ICC’s ‘Protect against permethrin poisoning’ campaign. To see the poster for pet owners and vet practices, see here.

Pets and Poisons leaflet (BVA-AWF)

This leaflet, created collaboratively by the VPIS and the British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation (BSA-AWF), demonstrates to pet owners how to prevent poisoning in the home and what to do if they suspect their animal is poisoned.

Available from the British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation (BVA AWF). You can order these free from the BVA-AWF for your clients although they like you to make a donation to the charity to cover postage at least. These have proven very popular with pet owners.

 

The Dogs Trust

A collaborative document from the VPIS and the Dogs Trust listing poisonous plants, common household and garden substances.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to download the VPIS Poisons Checklist and use it in your practice for noting down details about the animal