The chances that pet owners have e-cigarettes in their homes is on the rise. In 2015, it was estimated that 10% of American adults “vape”, or smoke e-cigarettes. In this Ask Dr. Andy episode of the Cone of Shame show, Dr. Roark explains 3 reasons e-cigarettes can be a danger to pets.
1. E-cigarettes are powered by rechargeable batteries, which can cause oral burns.
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2.E-cigarettes contain liquid nicotine, which is highly poisonous to pets.
3. E-cigarette flavors attract curious pets.
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E-cigarettes are incredibly dangerous to pets. Vomiting is one major sign of nicotine ingestion. If you suspect your pet has ingested an e-cigarette or burned their mouth on one, contact your vet immediately.
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