If your child is having symptoms or you don't know the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
If your child ate pet food, give them a few sips of water. If vomiting or diarrhea occurs, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
My child ate pet food. Is pet food toxic?
Pet food ingredients may be lower in quality than human food ingredients, but they’re still considered nontoxic.
Pet food may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got pet food in their eyes, rinse by pouring clean, lukewarm water across the affected eye(s) for 15 minutes.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
Don't hesitate to call IPC at
This call is free and confidential.