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Emergencies

We provide emergency service for our clients only. For all other emergencies, please contact the following provider(s):

Eastern Maine Emergency Veterinary Clinic
207-989-6267
Website: emevc.com

Poison Control Information

(Credit card charges may apply.)

Pet Poison Helpline.com
1-800-213-6680

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
1-888-426-4435

Most Common Household Pet Poisons

  1. Vitamins and Minerals (Vitamin D3, iron, etc)
  2. Mouse and Rat Rodenticides
  3. Topical Spot-on Insecticides.Make sure all products you apply to cats are labeled safe for cats.
  4. NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc)
  5. Cardiac Medications (calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers, etc)
  6. Cold and Allergy Medications (pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine, etc)
  7. Antidepressants (SSRIs)
  8. Xylitol (sugar free gum and other sweets)
  9. Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  10. Caffeine Pills

Accurate and timely identification of the suspected substance is very important.
Having the container, package, or label in hand will save valuable time and may save the life of your pet.

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:

Arum Lily

Australian Flame Tree

Autumn Crocus

Avocado

Azalea Baneberry

Bird Of Paradise

Bishop's Weed

Black Laurel

Black Locust

Bleeding Heart

Bloodroot

Blue-green Algae

Bluebonnet

Boxwood

Bracken Fern

Buckthorn

Bulb Flowers

Burdock

Cacao

Caladium

Calla Lily

Camel Bush

Cardinal Flower

Chalice

Cherry Tree

Chinaberry Tree

Clematis

Cocklebur

Coffee

Coral Plant

Coriander

Dieffenbachia

Easter Lily

Elderberry

Elephant Ear (Taro)

English Ivy

Eucalyptus

Euonymus

False Hellebore

Felt Plant

Firethorn

Flame Tree

Four O'Clock

Foxglove

Glottidium

Golden Chain

Ground Cherry

Heaths

Heliotrope

Hemlock

Henbane

Holly

Honeysuckle

Horse Chestnut

Horsetail

Hydrangea

Jasmine

Jimsonweed

Lantana

Larkspur

Lily Of The Valley

Lupine

Mandrake

Marijuana

Mexican Poppy

Milkweed

Mistletoe

Mock Orange

Monkshood

Moonseed

Morning Glory

Mountain Laurel

Mushrooms

Nightshades

Oak

Oleander

Periwinkle

Philodendron

Pigweed

Poinciana

Poinsettia

Poison Ivy

Poison Oak

Pokeweed

Potato Shoots

Privetts

Pyricantha

Rain Tree

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Rape

Red Maple

Snowdrop

Spurges

Sweet Pea

Tansy

Tobacco

Vetch

Wisteria

Yellow Jasmine

Yews