With the warm weather there are lots of insects about, including wasps and bees. Pets can be stung by bees and wasps – Stings from bees or wasps can cause pain and swelling, which can sometimes be extensive.
Allergic reactions can occur in some animals with collapse and breathing difficulties. In animals with multiple stings it can take 24 hours or more for your pet to become seriously unwell.
Pet owners can call Animal PoisonLine on 01202 509000 even if your pet is showing no signs to find out whether a trip to the vet is required. Veterinary Practices can call Veterinary Poisons Information Service on 0207 305 5055 for treatment advice.