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Paracetamol is a very common and readily available analgesic, alone or in combination with other drugs in some cold and flu products. In dogs, paracetamol at low doses is metabolised to non-toxic metabolites, but these pathways become saturated in overdose, leading to metabolism by other pathways...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2016, 21, 10, pp 576-580
Abstract

Because of their curious nature and small size, ferrets are at risk for various toxicoses. At present, there is not a great deal of information on specific toxicants in ferrets. This article initially reviews general consideration in treating poisoning in ferrets, such as obtaining history and...

Author(s)
Dunayer, E.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2008, 11, 2, pp 301-314
Abstract

Within the past 20 years, ferrets have steadily gained popularity as a household pet. Owing to their small size, ability to climb, and explore under furniture and behind appliances, curious ferrets are often exposed to misplaced items. This ability to search secluded areas within the house provides ...

Author(s)
Overman, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 4, pp 398-402
Abstract

Ingestion of grapes, raisins, sultanas or currants (fresh and dried Vitis vinifera fruits) can cause renal failure in dogs and possibly also in cats, ferrets and skunks. This article outlines the sources of poisoning and the clinical signs, and discusses toxic dose and treatment. The toxic...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2015, 20, 12, pp 668-673
Abstract

From 2000 to 2010, the Poison Control Centre of Milan (CAV), in collaboration with the University of Milan, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Sciences and Technologies for Food Safety, Toxicology Section, collected epidemiological information related to animal poisoning and...

Author(s)
Caloni, F.; Cortinovis, C.; Rivolta, M.; Davanzo, F.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 170, 16, pp 415
Abstract

Ibuprofen is commonly ingested by animals, particularly dogs. Toxicosis may also occur in cats (although few cases are reported), while ferrets are at particular risk due to their small size. Although previously used clinically in dogs, ibuprofen has a narrow margin of safety and causes...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2016, 21, 6, pp 346-350
Abstract

Ferrets have a curious and reckless character and are easily exposed to various domestic dangers, the most important being poisons. The poisons that the animals were exposed to and that attracted ferrets were studied and included products that were fatty or sweet, soapy substances, items that could ...

Author(s)
Linsart, A.; Pouliquen, H.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2011, 28, 6, pp 28-32
Abstract

The ferret's short and indifferenciated digestive tract makes the absorption of swallowed toxic agents really fast and massice. Reduced latent periods demand prompt reaction in order to establish an efficacious stabilization treatment. Specific preventative measures must be adopted in order to...

Author(s)
Linsart, A.; Pouliquen, H.; Cheuiche, A. J. de V.
Publisher
A Hora Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
A Hora Veterinária, 2010, 29, 174, pp 57-60, 5
Abstract

Ferrets (Mustela furo) are pests in New Zealand and new methods are being sought for their control. The hydrochloride form of p-aminopropiophenone (PAPP) was highly toxic to ferrets when delivered by gavage, with LD50 and LD99 values of 15.52 and 20.80 mg kg-1, respectively. Signs of toxicosis...

Author(s)
Fisher, P.; O'Connor, C.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Wildlife Research, 2007, 34, 1, pp 19-24
Abstract

This chapter discusses the systemic diseases affecting central nervous system (CNS), respiratory system, eye, musculoskeletal system and cardiovascular system in ferrets. Disorders of the nervous system in the ferret include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, idiopathic seizures and ataxia, posterior...

Author(s)
Fox, J. G.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 421-438

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