Hazards and Toxins


ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center 

(888) 426-4435



If you suspect that your pet has ingested something harmful, please contact Frankfort Animal Care Center immediately.  If it is not during our business hours, please contact Animal Poison Control Center. They are open 24 hours a day to help in any emergency situation. 

There will be a $65 consultation fee when calling.


Top 10 Toxins and Poisons




  1. Chocolate
  2. Insect bait stations
  3. Rodenticides
  4. Fertilizers
  5. Xylital containing products ( sugar free gum)
  6. Ibuprofen
  7. Acetaminophen
  8. Silica gel packs
  9. Amphetamines
  10. House hold cleaners


  1. Lilies
  2. Topicalflea/tick medication for dogs
  3. Household cleaners
  4. Rodenticides
  5. Paints and varnishes
  6. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
  7. Glow sticks/glow jewelry
  8. Amphetamines
  9. Acetaminophen
  10. Ibuprofen



For a full list of pet poisons and toxins please visit www.aspca.org


Please be aware of any common household item that could be hazardous to your pet.  Keep in mind pets like to explore and get into anything they possibly can, which may lead to having a emergency surgery to remove the ingested item. 

Examples of some household hazard are:

-string, twine, or yarn

-plastic bags

-rubber bands

-sharp objects

-electrical cords

-holiday decorations

-items in trash cans

-children’s toys






Please contact Frankfort Animal Care Center if you think your pet may have ingested something harmful.