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     Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) and Pet Poison Helpline have teamed up to create a helpful refrigerator decal warning about drug dangers for pets.

     These are the Top Six categories of human medications that are toxic to pets; examples of the drugs are in parentheses, but are by no means a complete list:

  1. Pain relievers (Advil, Aleve, Motrin, Tylenol)
  2. Antidepressants (Zoloft, Cymbalta, Effexor)
  3. ADD/ADHD medications (Ritalin, Vyvanse)
  4. Sleep aids (Klonopin, Ambien, Lunesta)
  5. Muscle relaxants (Lioresal, Flexeril)
  6. Heart medications (Cartia, Cardizem)
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     Yesterday, we shared with you a list of cat toxins found in the home.  Today, we present the Top Ten list of toxins for dogs, as compiled by Veterinary Pet Insurance and Pet Poison Helpline.

  1. Chocolate
  2. Insect bait stations
  3. Mouse and rat poison
  4. Fertilizers
  5. Xylitol (sugar substitute) in items such as candy and gum
  6. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, generics)
  7. Acetaminophen (Tylenol, generics)
  8. Silica gel packs
  9. Amphetamines such as ADD/ADHD drugs
  10. Household cleaners

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     VPI Pet Insurance has compiled a list of the Top Ten toxic items for cats, as reported by Pet Poison HelpLine.  (Look for the Top Ten list for dogs, tomorrow.)

  1. Lilies
  2. Canine permethrin insecticides (flea & tick treatments)
  3. Household cleaners
  4. Mouse and rat poison
  5. Paint and varnish
  6. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  7. Glow sticks, glow jewelry
  8. Amphetamines, such as ADD/ADHD drugs
  9. Acetaminophen (Tylenol, generics)
  10. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, generics)

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