- If your pet suffers from pancreatitis or becomes unwell contact your veterinarian.
- Bring any product, packaging or prescription to aid your veterinarian in determining the dose your pet was exposed to and any other potentially toxic ingredients in the product.
- In most cases, animals that continue to eat and drink without any signs of nausea or vomiting will require no treatment.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, cod liver oil, marine oil
Clinical signs occur from 30 minutes to 2 hours of ingestion.
EFFECTS OF TOXICITY
Fish oil can trigger gastrointestinal upsets or pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas).
Veterinary care consists of intravenous fluids to correct dehydration and anti-emetics.
BSAVA (2012) BSAVA/VPIS Guide to Common Canine and Feline Poisons. Gloucester: BSAVA.