Deer Run Animal Hospital

308 E. US Hwy 30
Schererville, IN 46375


Click here for  ASPCA Poison Control FAQs

View the information on the ASPCA Poison Control CenterThe website has valuable information on what you should do at home before going to your veterinarian for care.

If you feel your pet may have ingested a toxin, call the ASPCA Poison Control Hotline immediately! 

A phone consultation with the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Web Site Toxicology Specialists, and utilizing their extensive toxin treatment database costs $65.00. 

If you make a call to the hotline, be sure to have a credit card ready. This fee is necessary to keep the Poison Control open 24/7, 365 days a year with the experts and the knowledge to treat just about any toxin imaginable.Their services are a great value that can save your pet's life! 

THE ASPCA is the the leading authority on toxins and posionings. You also have the option of calling Pet Poison Helpline that charges $35.00 per call. 

In many cases poison control may be able to tell you the substance, or amount ingested, is non-toxic or not a concern.  However if treatment is needed, they can get the treatment information to your veterinarian or emergency clinic immediately.

Once this fee is paid, the case remains open and you, your veterinarian, an emergency clinic, or a referral hospital may continue to consult with the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center regarding the case to its resolution.  Their help, information, and extensive experience can be life saving in an emergency! 

Please take a few minutes to read the recommendations at the ASPCA website now, so that you will be prepared, and know what to do should your pet ingest a harmful substance in the future.  Time can be of the essence with toxic ingestion's!