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Sleep aid poisoning in dogs and cats | VetGirl Veterinary CE Podcasts

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In this VetGirl podcast, we review the dangers of sleep aid poisoning in dogs and cats. Sleep aids, commonly used by pet owners, often have active ingredients that classify them as non-benzodiazepines. Due to the increased prevalence of sleep aids in human medicine, veterinarians are seeing an increased incidence of sleep aid toxicosis with drugs such as Ambien™ and Lunesta™. In this podcast, VetGirl evaluates the most common medications in this category, doses of concern, common clinical signs, treatment options, and overall prognosis.

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