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Breeds Most Likely to Eat Something Dangerous

The Pet Poison Helpline has handled over one million calls from pet owners and veterinarians, in need of advice, after a pet ate something potentially dangerous.


They are experts in pet poisonings and have a staff on call to assist dog owners 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Veterinary Advice Is a Phone Call Away


They are the only poison control with board-certified veterinary internal medicine (DACVIM), emergency critical care (DACVECC) specialists, and veterinary toxicologists (DABVT, DABT) – which is imperative if your pet is critically ill from a potential poisoning.


“Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. We have the ability to help every poisoned pet, with all types of poisonings, 24 hours a day.


Our knowledge and expertise of pet poisons will put your mind at ease when dealing with a potential emergency.  In order to provide this critical service, please be advised that there is a $49 per incident fee, payable by credit card. This fee covers the initial consultation as well as all follow-up calls associated with the management of the case.”


The Top Ten Breeds accounting for the most calls to Pet Poison Helpline were:


1.     Mixed breeds

2.     Labrador retrievers

3.     Golden retrievers

4.     Chihuahuas

5.     Yorkshire terriers

6.     Dachshunds

7.     Shih Tzus

8.     Boxers

9.     Beagles

10.   German shepherds 


About the Pet Poison Helpline


“Pet Poison Helpline’s parent company, SafetyCall International, PLLC, is the world’s largest industry poison control center.


SafetyCall provides poison control/adverse event management services for a wide variety of companies in the animal health, ag-chem, human pharmaceutical, dietary supplement, personal care, food, medical device and consumer and institutional product industries. Licensed by the Boards of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, it is the only health care practice operated poison control service to provide professional medical and toxicological advice for humans and animals alike. SafetyCall is able to offer the highest level of care to its client’s customers by providing expert health, safety and medical information 24/7 to keep them healthy and safe.”






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