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Aspirin overdose

Medical name: Aspirin toxicity

Emergency Warnings



  • Unconscious
  • Lack of energy
  • Feverish
  • Panting
  • Rapid breathing
  • Bloody vomiting
  • Weakness


If you know or suspect that your pet has ingested aspirin, you should consider this an emergency and seek veterinary help immediately. Aspirin can kill a cat, and harm a dog. An aspirin overdose in pets is most commonly characterized by a lack of energy, weakness, or unconsciousness, and can also be characterized by bloody vomiting, rapid breathing or panting, or fever. The ASPCA Poison Control Center's toll-free hotline can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (888) 426-4435.

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If you think your pet may be experiencing a medical emergency, call your veterinarian or an emergency animal care facility immediately.

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