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Toxic Foods For Pets

Animals love to get an extra munch on our food whenever they can, so you should be careful about what they get ingest — as some foods can be very dangerous to their health. Many of these foods may seem tasty to our pets but can prove deadly if eaten. It can be very tempting to offer pets food from the table, but pets should not be given human food unless strictly recommended by your veterinarian. If you suspect your pet may have eaten a dangerous food, contact us immediately. In many cases, early recognition and treatment are critical. Shown in the image below is aRead More

Bufo Toad Toxicity (Toad Poisoning)

BUFO TOADS ARE DEADLY!!! THE RECENT RAINS HAVE BROUGH THEM OUT!! IF YOU SEE YOUR DOG COME INTO CONTACT WITH A TOXIC BUFO TOAD, COME TO THE JPESC IMMEDIATELY! The old legend of kissing a frog and having it turn into a handsome prince may well have originated from hallucinations caused by kissing a species of Bufo Toads. Bufo Marinus, or the Cane Toad as it is commonly called, secretes a thick, white, highly hallucinogenic neurotoxin from the glands along its sides. These glands are used by the toad to defend itself when disturbed or threatened. Dogs that mouth atRead More

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