Associazione Italiana Veterinari Piccoli Animali
Affiliata WSAVA


Intossicazioni “indoor” negli animali domestici
Parte 4: Intossicazione da prodotti per uso domestico


Della Rocca G., Conti M. B.
Dipartimento di Patologia, Diagnostica e Clinica Veterinaria, Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Perugia

Fuccelli A.
Libero professionista, Cetona (Siena)


Hundreds of different household cleaning products are available in homes, presenting potential hazards to pets. These products are complex mixtures of chemicals that vary widely in their toxic potential. 

If a companion animal has ingested or spilled a cleaning product or disinfectant on itself, it is very important to assess the potential hazard to the animal promptly. In general, the clinical management for toxicoses caused by cleaning products and disinfectants involves the prevention of further contact with the concentrated product through either dilution or bathing, emergency stabilization of the patient if clinical signs are present, instituting specific therapies, if available, and use of general supportive care.


“indoor” intoxication, household cleaning products, disinfectants