Topical Toxic Titans and How to Treat Them! (1448)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Toxicology
Tuesday |  9:00 AM -  9:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||302A



Ahna Brutlag DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT
Pet Poison Helpline & SafetyCall International, PLLC

Dr. Ahna Brutlag is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Toxicology (ABT) and the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT). She is also the associate director of veterinary services at Pet Poison Helpline and holds an adjunct assistant professor appointment at the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine. She has personally consulted on 20,000+ potential poisoning cases, co-edited two toxicology textbooks, and authored dozens of textbook chapters and scientific articles on the subject of small animal toxicology. Dr. Brutlag lives in Minneapolis with her husband, stardard poodle, two cats, and five chickens. She enjoys good food, cocktails, and biking on flat roads.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 3


This lecture will cover topical toxins, encompassing those products both applied topically as well as those topical preparations accidentally ingested by cats and dogs. Examples include prescription creams, ointments, and transdermal patches.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify topical agents of greatest concern to dogs and cats

2. Understand when GI decontamination is appropriate for topical exposures

3. Understand which treatments and diagnostic tools are most useful when managing these cases

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