PET TOXICOLOGY & POISON CONTROL VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
August 26, 2020 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET
Can you guess how many common household plants are toxic to cats? Or list the signs of chocolate toxicity in dogs? Jump start your knowledge of veterinary medicine with a basic introduction to pet toxicity and poison control measures with an interactive, virtual workshop hosted by associate veterinarian for the Pet Poison Helpline, Dr. Michelle Carlino!
This is your opportunity to:
- Test your knowledge of common pet toxins
- Identify the clinical symptoms of toxicity in a variety of companion animals
- Learn about different treatments for the most commonly ingested toxins
- Examine real-life medical cases of toxicity in cats and dogs
- Get a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a veterinarian specializing in veterinary toxicology
There will be plenty of time during this event for a live Q&A to answer any additional questions you may have. Save your seat by registering below!
About Our Host
Dr. Michelle Carlino attended The University of Iowa, obtaining her bachelor of science in Environmental Science in 2007. It was during undergrad that she started working at a veterinary clinic and discovered her love of veterinary medicine. She attended veterinary school at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2014 after finishing her clinical year at UW Madison.
In 2016, she started working at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center and she found that her true calling was veterinary toxicology. Dr. Carlino now works for Pet Poison Helpline as an associate veterinarian and loves treating complicated cases involving multiple drugs, xylitol, tremorgenic toxins, and amphetamines. When she is not helping pet owners and clinics manage toxicity cases, she loves spending time with her family, boyfriend, 2 dogs, and 4 cats.