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Are You Concerned Your Pet has Been Accidentally Poisoned? Contact an emergency veterinarian right away. If you suspect your animal has consumed a poisonous substance, call Twin Peaks Veterinary at (520) 413-9422 immediately to get in touch with an emergency veterinarian in Tucson.
You can also try the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Hotline at (888) 426-4435. Accidental poisoning is one of the most common reasons for emergency pet visits every year in this country. At Twin Peaks Veterinary Center, our Tucson and Marana veterinarians do everything we can to help animals recover from this frightening health emergency—and educating pet parents is one of the most important steps to take.
Common Poisonous Substances Ingested by a Cat or Dog
There are probably several things around your home which are poisonous to a cat or dog. Be sure to keep the following things away from your pets:
How to Tell if Your Pet has Ingested a Poisonous or Toxic Substance—And What to Do About It
Sometimes we catch our animals in the act of getting into something they shouldn’t, or simply notice something awry (such as missing, partially consumed, or spilled items). These situations themselves warrant a call to a veterinarian in Tucson, however, we also recommend calling an emergency pet hospital if you notice any of the following signs in your cat or dog:
How a Veterinarian in Tucson Can Provide Urgent Poison Treatment for Your Cat or Dog
When you bring your animal in to see a veterinarian in Tucson, he or she will rely thoroughly on your input. What did your cat or dog get into? How much of it was consumed? What kind of symptoms has it been showing? What’s its health history? Be prepared to answer these questions to the best of your ability.
We’ll get to work right away to meet your pet’s urgent needs. Treatments may include: