VCA Beacon Hill Cat Hospital

Household Dangers

Household Dangers

This is a list of household Items that is Hazards.

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicstions ( ibuprofen, aspirin, ect)
Acetaminophen
Cold and Flu medications
Antidepressants
Vitamins
Rat and mouse bait
Bleach
Diet Pills
Disinfectants
Fabric softener
Lead
Lighter Fluid
Mothballs
Anti-cancer drugs
Solvents ( paint thinners, ect)
Flea and tick products over the counter
Drain cleaners
Liquid potpourri
Slug and snail bait
Oven cleaner spray
Lime/Scale remover
Fly Bait Detergents
Tobacc products

Harmful Foods

Avocadoas
Chocolate ( All Forms)
Coffee ( All Forms)
Onions & Onion power
Garlic
Grapes
Raisins
Macadamin Nuts
Alcoholic Beverages
Mold/Spoiled Foods
Salt
Fatty Foods
Gum, Candies, or Other foods sweetened with xylitol
Tea leaves
Raw yeast dough

Hazards Objects

Balls (specifically balls that are small or have smooth outer coating)
Batteries
Bread twist ties
Buttions
Coins
Cotton swabs
Glass
Hair pins
Hair ties
Jewelry
Nylons
Paper Clip
Plastic wrap
Socks
Rubber-bands
Sharp objects (knives, razors, scissors, nails, needles, ect. )
String, yarn, or dental floss
Towels
Wax

Outside Hazards

Algae
Antifreeze
Fire-pits/Grill
Fences or Gates
Deck lattice
De-icing salts
Compost
Gasoline
Oil
Petsticides
Cocoa bean shell mulch fertilizer
Swimmming pools or Hot tubs
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

If your cat has an emergency, please come right away - your cat will be seen immediately.  If possible, call to let us know you are on the way.

If we are closed, our voicemessage has the phone numbers of nearby Emergency locations that we recommend.  Our phone number is 703-765-2287.

After hours we recommend you call:

VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital 703-751-2022

or VCA Southpaws Referral Center 703-752-9100

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