Poison Prevention Week: Ethylene Glycol

A gray and black tabby cat licks it's nose while crouching close to the pavement. Was it licking sweet-tasting antifreeze? If so, it will need immediate medical attention.

Ethylene Glycol, commonly known as antifreeze, is a chemical found in motor vehicle fluids such as windshield wiper fluid, radiator coolant, brake fluid, and motor oil. Ethylene Glycol can also be found in snow globes and some wood working products.  The sweet taste of this toxin makes it attractive to curious cats and dogs. Pets who have ingested antifreeze […]