ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center
1-888-4ANI-HELP or 1-888-426-4435 ($65.00 per case). The charge is billed to caller's credit card.
Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 1-888-299-2973. There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.
Pet Poison Helpline – 24-hour/7 days a week animal poison control service based out of Minneapolis, is available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. In order to provide this critical service, please be advised that there is a $35 per incident fee, payable by credit card at the time of the call. All follow-up calls associated with the management of the case are complimentary.
National Pesticide Telecommunications Network
Toll free number (800-858-7378)
Fax number (541-737-0761)
Web site: nptn.orst.edu
Service sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Oregon State University provides information about pesticide products and poisonings, toxicology, environmental chemistry, and other pesticide-related issues.
To find the human poison control center nearest you go to:
American Association of Poison Control Centers
PET LOSS SUPPORT HOTLINES
For many people, losing a pet may be one of the saddest experiences they will ever have. We know and understand how the death of a beloved friend and companion can be heartbreaking. Talking to someone who understands your grief is a way to help the healing process begin. If you do not know of anyone to talk to, you may wish to call one of the pet loss hotlines listed below. Caring people there can listen and help. They're only a phone call away.
Chicago VMA veterinarians and staffs
Call and leave a message at anytime. A volunteer will call back Monday-Friday between 7:00pm-9:00pm
Colorado State University - Argus Institute counselors
Monday-Friday between 9:00am-5:00pm
Web site: www.argusinstitute.colostate.edu/grief.htm
Cornell University veterinary students
Tuesday-Thursday between 6:00pm-9:00pm
Web site: www.vet.cornell.edu/Org/PetLoss/
University of Florida veterinary students
Monday-Thursday between 9:00am-5:00pm
Call and leave your name and number. You will be called back between 9:00am-5:00pm, M. Messages are checked daily. (If messages have already been checked for the day when you call, your call will be returned the next evening.)
Web site: vetmed.ufl.edu/patientcare/petlosssupport/
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine students
217-244-2273 (CARE) or 877-394-2273 (CARE)
Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday between 7:00pm-9:00pm
Web site: www.cvm.uiuc.edu/CARE/
Michigan State University veterinary students
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 6:30pm-9:30pm
Summer Hours: Tuesday and Thursday between 6:30pm-9:30pm
Web site: cvm.msu.edu/petloss/index.htm
Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine students
Monday-Friday between 6:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday and Sunday between 10:00am-4:00pm
Purdue University's Center for the Human-Animal Bond
Web site: www.vet.purdue.edu/chab/bond.htm
Tufts University veterinary students
Monday-Friday between 6:00pm-9:00pm
Web site: www.tufts.edu/vet/petloss/
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Tuesday and Thursday between 6:00pm-9:00pm
Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine students
866-266-8635 or 509-335-5704
Monday-Thursday between 6:30pm-9:00pm
Saturday between 1:00pm-3:00pm
Calls received after hours will be promptly returned on a collect basis.
Web site: www.vetmed.wsu.edu/plhl/