Pot-bellied pig's drug ingestion highlights toxicity dangers

02/21/2012 | KVVU-TV (Las Vegas)

After a family's pet pot-bellied pig, Crispy Bacon, ingested excessive amounts of human medication, he was rushed to an animal hospital and successfully treated during a three-day stay. While the species is a bit unusual, overdosing is actually the primary type of drug toxicity seen in pets, according to Curtis Steinhoff of Veterinary Pet Insurance Co.

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