Urgent News: This drug is fatal if
Fluorouracil, which is also called 5FU, is a
chemotherapy drug that is given as a treatment for some types of
5FU is available as: a colorless fluid and/or a cream (Efudix®)
which is used to treat certain types of skin cancer.
Fluorouracil - an anti-cancer drug is used topically to
treat minor skin cancers and solar keratitis in humans. It has proven to
be rapidly fatal to dogs, causing severe vomiting, seizures and cardiac
arrest even in those who’ve chewed on discarded cotton swabs used to
apply the medication.
Other Drugs that are listed on ASPCA website as
top 10 poisonous drugs:
Antidepressants - Antidepressants can cause
vomiting and lethargy and certain types can lead to serotonin
syndrome—a condition marked by agitation, elevated body temperature,
heart rate and blood pressure, disorientation, vocalization, tremors and
Acetaminophen - In dogs, it can cause liver damage and, at higher
doses, red blood cell damage.
Methylphenidate (for ADHD) - Medications used to treat ADHD
(Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in people act as stimulants
in pets and can dangerously elevate heart rates, blood pressure and body
temperature, as well as cause seizures.
Isoniazid - Often the first line of defense
against tuberculosis, isoniazid is particularly toxic for dogs because
they don’t metabolize it as well as other species. It can cause a
rapid onset of severe seizures that may ultimately result in death.
Pseudoephedrine - is a popular decongestant in many cold and
sinus products, and acts like a stimulant if accidentally ingested by
pets. In cats and dogs, it causes elevated heart rates, blood pressure
and body temperature as well as seizures.
Anti-diabetics -Many oral diabetes treatments—including
glipizide and glyburide—can cause a major drop in blood sugar levels
of affected pets. Clinical signs of ingestion include disorientation,
lack of coordination and seizures.
Vitamin D derivatives -Even small exposures to Vitamin D
analogues like calcipotriene and calcitriol can cause life-threatening
spikes in blood calcium levels in pets. Clinical signs of
exposure—including vomiting, loss of appetite, increased urination and
thirst due to kidney failure—often don't occur for more than 24 hours
Baclofen - is a muscle relaxant that can impair the central
nervous systems of cats and dogs. Some symptoms of ingestion include
significant depression, disorientation, vocalization, seizures and coma,
which can lead to death.
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Bailey Bear and Tucker came to us from USLabradoodles. Deanna helped us get
started in the right direction. She breeds absolutely gorgeous
Australian Labradoodles with the most wonderful temperaments. (Thank
you, Deanna, for everything)
Co-Founder and developer of the original ASD Australian Labradoodle.
Beverley's website is full of information and I encourage everyone
to visit her site to learn more about Australian Labradoodles.
Cris breeds gorgeous Australian Labradoodles with wonderful
More trusted Australian Labradoodle
The Australian Labradoodle Founders Alliance protects people from
the misrepresentation of puppy mills and backyard breeders and
supports breeders of integrity who are committed to protecting the
authentic ASD Australian Labradoodle world wide.
Other Pet Sites:
Sam Fencing just recently installed an awesome black vinyl coated
fence around my backyard that looks fantastic. Not only does it look
fantastic but we love how my yard doesn't look closed in. I highly
recommend contacting John or Thomas with Sam Fencing if you are
looking at having your yard fenced or want to upgrade your fence.
City of Salem Animal Shelter (Salem, Virginia) which is one of the
Animal Shelters we donate proceeds to.
Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan's official website. Not only our favorite
show but also one of our favorite resources.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Doodle Country has numerous supplies you will need for your Labradoodle
Interesting Links Links:
Family owned winery located in Bent Mountain, Virginia. (wonderful