October CE event-- special Webinar Event
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October CE event-- special Webinar Event

Dr. Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT "Pot and Pets: Updates on Marijuana Intoxication in dogs and cats." Over the past 6 years, Pet Poison Helpline has experienced a 448% increase in marijuana cases and we’re betting you’re seeing more too. With this increase, we’ve seen a dramatic shift in the source of marijuana pets are exposed to—now it’s mostly "medibles" (foods laced with marijuana) which can complicate cases by adding additional toxins such as chocolate or raisins. Novel sources,

When: 10/3/2017
6:00 PM
Where: Colorado Springs Marriott
5580 Tech Center Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado (Front Range)  80919
United States
Presenter: Dr. Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT

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Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT

Associate Director of Veterinary Services &

Senior Veterinary Toxicologist

Pet Poison Helpline


Dr. Ahna Brutlag is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Toxicology (ABT) and the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT). She is also the Associate Director of Veterinary Services at Pet Poison Helpline and holds an adjunct assistant professor appointment at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine where she teaches veterinary toxicology. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota and subsequently practiced small animal medicine in Minneapolis before area before pursing post-doctorate training in veterinary toxicology. She completed a Master’s of Science in toxicology at the University of Minnesota and a professional externship at California Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) Laboratory at the University of California—Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.


Dr. Brutlag has personally managed over 20,000 cases involving potentially poisoned pets, authored dozens of textbook chapters and scientific articles, and lectured nationwide on the subject of small animal clinical toxicology. She is also an editor for the veterinary textbook Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Toxicology (2011 & 2016). The primary focus of her publications and presentations include rodenticide toxicosis, toxic plants, and common pharmaceutical poisonings.  


Dr. Brutlag prefers to spend her free time reading fiction, expanding her culinary palate, and canoeing Minnesota’s many waterways.  She and her husband share their home with two adopted cats—Truman and Aoife—and two dogs—a black standard poodle named Monty, and a pit bull named Sherman.




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