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Organophosphates

Severity scale:
Caution
This toxin is considered to be a moderate risk. However, your pet's medical history, age, weight, and breed could put him/her at higher risk. It is advised that you contact whiskerDocs or your primary veterinarian for further guidance about any steps you may need to take to ensure your pet's safety. If you choose to, you may monitor your pet closely, but the onset or worsening of any of the below symptoms warrants a trip to the emergency room.

Check the ingredients before you spray that can of insect killer all over the house. Carbamates can be found in these products. If swallowed, induce vomiting and seek veterinary care. If contact with skin is made, wash the area with water and mild soap.

Toxic to: 
Dogs and Cats
Brand names: 
Insecticides, ant/roach baits, older flea/tick products
Symptoms: 
Drooling, tearing from the eyes, increased urination, diarrhea, trouble breathing, vomiting, low heart rate, pinpoint pupils, muscle tremors, seizures, and weakness.
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