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The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Phone: (888) 4ANIHELP (426-4435) or (900) 443-0000
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is an Allied Agency of the University of Illinois College of veterinary medicine.  The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has specially trained veterinary toxicologists on-duty around the clock.  The Center has extensive experience in assisting veterinarians in poison management by providing immediate and specific treatment recommendations.  If an animal needs hands-on veterinary care, the Center will direct an animal owner to their veterinarian and will provide the veterinarian with a detailed diagnostic and treatment protocol.  There is a $50 consultation fee and the center will do as many follow-up calls as necessary and at the owner's request will contact their veterinarian.
Poisonous Plant Information Database - Cornell University
Includes plant images, pictures of affected animals and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora (fungi, etc.)  Note: please read the disclaimer on the web site.
  Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System - Government of Canada
Presents data on plants that cause poisoning in livestock, pets, and humans. The plants include native, introduced, and cultivated outdoor plants as well as indoor plants that are found in Canada. Some food and herbal plants are also included that may cause potential poisoning problems.
This site is provided for information purposes only.  It is not intended as a substitute for veterinary care.  If your dog has a medical problem, please see your veterinarian.
You can read our full disclaimer here.


Please check our "Links" page for some personal web sites pertaining to this subject, and stories of affected dogs and their owners.