How To Protect Your Pet From Poisoning

Protect Your Pet from Poisoning

Are you aware of the common toxins that can poison your pet? Here are just some:


Common Foods Poisonous to Pets:

Chocolate, grapes, raisins and currants, sugar-free gum and candy, fatty table scraps, onions, garlic, Macadamia nuts, unbaked bread dough and alcohol. Read more.


Top 10 Plants Poisonous to Pets:

Autumn Crocus, Azalea,Cyclamen, Kalanchoe, Lilies, Oleander, Dieffenbachia, Daffodils, Lily of the Valley, Sago Palm, Tulips and Hyacinths. Read more.


Know the Signs of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats:

Signs of pet poisoning vary depending on the poison. Here are just some: read more.



If you think your pet has ingested poison:

  • Call us immediately at 402-884-3383.  
  • If after hours, call the Emergency Animal Clinic in Omaha at 402-339-6232 or call the Pet Poison Helpline at 800-213-6680.
  • Remove your pet from the area and if possible, get a sample of the poison to bring to us.
  • Do NOT give any home antidotes such as milk, food, salt, oil, or other.
  • Do NOT induce vomiting without consulting us first!


Don’t hesitate to call.

The sooner your pet is diagnosed, the better the outcome.