Snail/Slug Bait Toxicity
Why is snail/slug bait toxic to pets?
Most snail/slug baits contain a toxic active ingredient, methaldehyde or methicarb, which is toxic to cats, dogs, several mammalian and avian species. Snail and slug bait may be purchased in liquid, dust, granular, or pelleted formulations. As the the bait is highly palatable and potentially addictive, this