Pet poisons

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 The Pet Poison Helpline (www.petpoisonhelpline.com) – a licensed animal poison-control center dedicated to preventing poison-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities to pets – offers this room-by-room breakdown to help existing and potential pet owners find items around the house that could pose a threat to their furry friends.

Attics and basements

Mothballs

Rodenticides

Insecticides

Paint

Laundry rooms

Fabric softener

Bleach

Detergents, including detergent pods

Dryer sheets

Bathrooms

Medications, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs

Caffeine pills

Drain and toilet cleaners

Ammonia

Bleach

Inhalers

Lime and rust removers

Cough drops

Living room

Plants

Liquid potpourri

Devices, including smartphones

Batteries, such as those inside remote controls

Garages and garden sheds

Automotive fluids, including antifreeze, windshield washer fluid, motor oil and gasoline

Ice melt products

Lawn and garden products, including weed killer, grub and snail bait and

rodenticides

Paint

Glue

Mothballs

Fertilizers

Bone, blood and feather meal

Plants

Insecticides

Compost

Kitchen

Chocolate

Macadamia nuts

Grapes, raisins and currants

Onions, garlic and chives

Caffeinated products, such as coffee and tea

Chicken bones

Fatty scraps

Unbaked yeast bread dough

Alcohol

Table salt

Kitchen cleaning products

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