Fundy Veterinarians Ltd

6 Greenfield Rd
Murray Siding, NS B6L 3M4

(902)895-8195

fundyvets.com



POISON PREVENTION

Preventative measures to are key to keeping your pet safe. Here are a few suggestions.

□   Keep medications, household cleaners, pesticides and all automotive products stored out of reach of pets & children; Behind locked doors is preferred.

□   Always read the labels and follow instructions exactly for safe use, storage and disposal.

□   Never give medication or supplements to your pet without first talking to your veterinarian. Some can be harmful to pets.

□   Before using any flea product on or around your pet Always read the label! Some flea products are labeled "For Dogs Only" as they are harmful or lethal if used on cats

Poison safety kit 

The following is a list of suggested things to have on hand in case something happened and you needed to perform some emergency measures until you were able to get your pet in to the veterinary hospital.

□   A Fresh bottle of hydrogen peroxide 3% (USP)

□   A turkey baster or large bulb syringe to give Hydrogen peroxide

□   Can of soft dog or cat food, as appropriate

□   Saline eye solution to flush out eye contaminants.

□   Artificial tear gel to lubricate eyes after flushing.

□   Mild grease cutting dishwashing liquid to wash the pet after skin contamination.

□   Tweezers to remove stingers and/or ticks.

□   Muzzle (An excited or nervous/scared pet may harm you by accident)

□   Pet carrier.