Welcome to Babcock Hills Veterinary Hospital!
Babcock Hills Veterinary Hospital knows your pet is one of the family. We share your love of animals and value the richness these faithful friends bring to our lives. Our veterinarians and staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality veterinary care to our patients while serving our clients with exceptional compassion and professionalism.
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Babcock Hills Veterinary Hospital | 210-697-8581
6600 W Prue Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78240
March Is Poison Prevention Month!
Based on the Pet Poison Helpline call volume and extensive database, here are the top 10 most common toxins that Pet Poison Helpline gets called about. Now keep in mind that some of these listed are very toxic, while some are minimally toxic (like ant baits and silica packs). When in doubt, call your vet or Pet Poison Helpline to make sure there won’t be a problem. Take special care to keep these toxins out of your pet’s reach and pet-proof your house!
Top 10 Pet Poisons
- Mouse and Rat Poisons (rodenticides)
- Vitamins and Minerals (e.g., Vitamin D3, iron, etc.)
- NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)
- Cardiac Medications (e.g., calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers, etc.)
- Cold and Allergy Medications (e.g., pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine, etc.)
- Antidepressants (e.g., selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)
- Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol)
- Caffeine Pills
- Topical spot-on insecticides
- Household Cleaners
- Insoluble Oxalate Plants (e.g., Dieffenbachia, Philodendron, etc.)
- Human and Veterinary NSAIDs
- Cold and Flu Medication (e.g., Tylenol)
- Glow Sticks
- ADD/ADHD Medications/Amphetamines
- Mouse and Rat Poison
As you begin spring cleaning and work on the yard, follow these simple tips to keep your family safe:
If you suspect your pet has ingested any of these items or any other questionable substance, call Pet Poison Helpline 800-213-6680 or your veterinarian for assistance. Accurate and timely identification of the suspected substance is very important. Having the container, package, or label in hand will save valuable time and may save the life of your pet.