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Dangerous Toxins


  1. Lilies (Easter, day, tiger, stargazer, asiatic, oriental) = vomiting, kidney failure, death

  2. Anti-freeze (ethylene glycol) = sedation, kidney failure, death

  3. Anti-inflammatory pain medications (Advil=ibuprofen, Aleve=naproxen, Rimadyl=carprofen, Deramax=deracoxib) = vomiting, kidney failure

  4. Tylenol (acetaminophen) = swelling of the paws/face, anemia, labored breathing, death

  5. Permethrin flea products = drooling, tremors, seizures

  6. Strings, rubber bands = vomiting, intestinal blockage/perforation

  7. Cleaning products/laundry detergents = vomiting, oral and stomach ulcers

  8. Liquid potpourri =  vomiting, oral and stomach ulcers

  9. Sago palm (cycad palm) = Vomiting, liver damage/jaundice, death

  10. Mouse/rat poison (anti-coagulant type: warfarin,brodificoum, bromadialone, diphacinone) = internal bleeding (lungs, abdomen, joints), death

  11. Fleet enemas (phosphorous containing) =  Depression, tremors, coma

  12. Garlic/onions =  anemia, rash, asthma attack

  13. Rogaine (minoxidil) =  fluid filled lungs (pulmonary edema), death

Dangerous Foods


  1. Alcohol = Coma, Death, Intoxication

  2. Avocado (contains Persin) = Vomiting, Diarrhea

  3. Raisins/Currants = Kidney Failure

  4. Cooked Bones = Stomach lacerations

  5. Walnuts/Macadamias = Nervous system and muscle damage

  6. Onions/Garlic = Blood cell damage, Anemia

  7. Dairy = Too much: Diarrhea

  8. Grapes = Kidney Failure

  9. Mushrooms = Some Varieties: Shock, Death

  10. Fatty Foods = Too much: Pancreatitis

  11. Caffeine = Vomiting, Diarrhea, Toxic to heart and Nervous system

  12. Chocolate = Toxic to heart & Nervous system, Death

  13. Medications (Tylenol, Advil ETC.)  = Kidney failure, GI Ulcers

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CARE Veterinary Center

Location

1080 W Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21703

Clinic Hours

Main Hospital – 24/7, 365 days
Specialty – By appointment, M-F, 9am-5pm