SafetyCall at Supply Side!

SafetyCall recently attended the packed Supply Side West show in Las Vegas.

It was great to see the show back in full swing with so many new and familiar faces! Dr. Rick Kingston, SafetyCall’s President of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, participated during the show in a panel discussion on the toxicity potential of white mulberry, hosted by Informa Markets’ Assistant …

Calendar of Activities for Monograph Over The Counter Products

FDA CDER’s Office of Nonprescription Drugs recently released its calendar of activities for monograph OTC products on September 30th. Planned activities largely surround GRASE status of active ingredients including codeine, oral benzocaine and/or phenol preparations, and ipecac. Additionally, the office will be reviewing PLLR labeling for NSAIDs; risks and benefits of cough/cold preparations for children under 6yrs; abuse/misuse risks of …

Congratulations to Our Newest ABVT Diplomates

SafetyCall International is thrilled to announce that Drs. Dominic Tauer and Holly Hommerding are SafetyCall’s newest American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) Diplomates! We are honored to be staffed with industry leading experts in veterinary toxicology.

ABVT is an internationally recognized certifying body for veterinarians demonstrating knowledge and expertise in many aspects of toxicology. Established in 1967, the ABVT is …

SafetyCall is Named a Top Workplace for the 12th Year

We are honored to announce that SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline has been recognized as a Top Minnesota Workplace for the 12th year! We experienced a year full of growth and change, while remaining focused on our mission and values of respect, integrity, honesty, trust, compassion, accountability, teamwork, professionalism, and loyalty. The Top Workplace award represents the hard work and …

Summary of adverse drug events for hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and chloroquine during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dauner DG, Dauner KN. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021 May-Jun;61(3):293-298.

The United States declared a national emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak on March 13, 2020, and on March 28, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of oral formulations of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) in …

Team Member Spotlight- Jessica Paske-Driscoll

 1.How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

11 years

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

As the Operations Manager I am responsible for improving the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of SafetyCall’s mission and vision as well as assisting with research, development, and implementation of new services, product lines, and technologies. I …

Team Member Spotlight- Michelle Kurnava, CVT

1.How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

Almost 7 years!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I assist pet owners and their pets when dealing with a toxicology emergency by performing calculations and assessing risk to the patient. I provide a detailed assessment to the owner so they can make a safe and informed …

Team Member Spotlight- Tammy Johnson, CVT

More about Tammy: 

Tammy Johnson is a Certified Veterinary Technician, Training Manager, Senior Veterinary Information Specialist, and Client Liaison at SafetyCall. She manages the development, implementation, and execution of the new hire and continuing education programs for SafetyCall. She joined SafetyCall International in 2007 and began her focus in the Training Management role in 2014. She earned her Associates of …

Team Member Spotlight- Zach Becker, CPhT-Adv

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

3.5 years

2. What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

Medical call center management: answering consumer calls, overseeing training, monitoring call center metrics and performance, and maintenance of client accounts.

3. What is your favorite aspect of your job?

I appreciate having the ability to grow professionally. …

Animal Supplement Industry Growth

Since the start of Covid-19, the Animal Supplement Industry has seen steady growth and adaptation of its products. More than ever, pet owners are looking into new ways to keep their animals healthy. Consumers that are both new and familiar to this industry are becoming increasingly more cautious and curious about ways that can improve their pet’s mental and physical …