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Top 5 Poisons 

Things you would find in your handbag that are poisonous to pets

1. Medications:

Any prescribed medication but particularly your over the counter pain relief medications to include Advil, Aleve, Tylenol, etc.  These medications can cause acute kidney and liver failure.

2.  Asthma inhaler:

This Medication all by itself is so toxic. A small amount is equivalent to 200 doses that for a human

3.  Xylitol: 

A common ingredient in sugarless gum or mints. Can cause acute liver failure, severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), seizures, etc

4.  Nicotine:

Patches or cigarettes  - 3 cigarettes have enough nicotine in them to kill a small dog.

5.  Hand sanitizer:

Small hand sanitizer has enough alcohol in it to put a small dog into a coma.

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