|Caution with Rat Baits|
|If you are trying to control rats, you need to do so with a little thought. Naturally you will want to ensure the safety of your children, pets and wildlife in your area. In addition, I hope that you would want to dispatch the rats as quickly and humanely as possible.|
|Why control rats?Rats are tenacious, wise and cunning critters. They have been plaguing people for thousands of years and over that time have really learnt how to be ‘as cunning as a rat’.
Rat baits pose a danger to pets and wildlife
Secondary poisoning is different. It occurs when an animal eats a poisoned rat. The residue of bait in the rat’s stomach is the cause of the toxicity. Often this occurs when an affected
What are the signs of anticoagulant poisoning
Most rat baits that you can get from the supermarket are based on anticoagulants.
If caught early your veterinarian will give an injection to make your pet vomit and will treat with Vitamin K and other medications, this treatment is usually effective.
Store rat baits carefully