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For more than 50 years and since its inception by Congress in 1961, the third week in March has been designated as National Poison Prevention Week. This year it falls on March 17-23, and the veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline are urging everyone to remember the four-legged members of the family, as [...]
How to Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holidays When you start to think of pumpkin pie, roast turkey and dressing, your mouth starts to water. The same is true for your pet when the aroma of favorite foods waft through your home. A word to the wise: as Christmas dinners approach, don’t fall victim [...]
Our patient Asher Baron Clawz You may already be decking the halls and fa-la-la-ing your way into the holidays, but don’t overlook the dangers your pet could befall when guests arrive, routines change and menus include potentially dangerous foods. A little forethought can keep the holly and jolly in your winter holiday. Take a [...]
Pet owners should be aware that chicken jerky products from China may be associated with reports of Fanconi-like syndrome in dogs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned. The FDA issued the following alert: Chicken jerky products should not be substituted for a balanced diet and are intended to be fed occasionally in small [...]
This is part two in a series. The first article talked about over the counter meds that pose a hazard to your pet. This post lists several prescription medicines that need to be kept out of paws' reach. Do you take prescription drugs daily? Do you keep that medicine in an obvious place like the [...]
When you're sick, it's easy to leave your medicine on a bedside table or on the kitchen counter. Maybe it's so you don't forget the next dose, or maybe it's because your pounding headache blocks every other thought. At any rate, over-the-counter medicines that cure you could kill your pet. Here's a list of 7 [...]