NEVER “WATCH AND WAIT”. If you suspect your pet’s been poisoned CONTACT YOUR VET IMMEDIATELY.
What to do if you think your pet has been poisoned
How to help your pet while waiting for your vet
While you're waiting for the vet:
Not sure if it’s a poison? Call the Animal Poisons Line on 01202 509 000
Open 24 hours a day.
The Animal Poisons Line is run by the Veterinary Poisons Information Service and is the only 24 hour specialised emergency telephone service in the UK dedicated to helping pet owners.
To visit their website: https://www.animalpoisonline.co.uk/
When you call, you will need to have your credit card ready, as payment will be taken via an automated service. £35 is charged 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and £45 is charged at all other times including bank holidays. You will then be put directly through to a specialist, who will carry out a thorough case assessment and advise whether or not your pet needs a visit to the vet.
Before you call – you will need to have as many of the following details ready as possible.
If you are advised to see your vet and are one of our clients please call 01502 578999. Make sure to tell the vet you have spoken to the Animal Poisons Line.
Please be aware that this is a list of some common poisons and is not exhaustive