Posts Tagged ‘alcohol poisoning’

The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning in Pets

Posted by admin on March 22nd, 2012 under Health ConcernsTags: , , , , , ,  • 1 Comment

  Like their human companions, pets are susceptible to poisoning associated with the consumption of alcohol.  The ethanol contained in alcohol is rapidly absorbed by pets and can cause seizures, sudden decreases in blood glucose (sugar) levels, decreased body temperature, and has the potential to cause death.  The severity of the alcohol poisoning will vary […]

Humans are not the only ones in danger of alcohol poisoning

Posted by admin on March 25th, 2011 under Health ConcernsTags: , , ,  • Comments Off

Dogs and cats are curious creatures who will often consume substances that are dangerous to their health.  One such substance that owners often overlook as being a hazard to their pets is alcohol.  Absorption of ethanol from alcohol occurs rapidly in dogs and cats and may produce serious or even deadly affects for your pet.  […]