Halloween Toxins for your pet from Pet Poison Helpline!

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The most common Halloween hazards for pets are chocolate, candy overindulgence, raisins, candy wrappers, glow sticks and jewelry and candles.

Chocolate – Of all candies, chocolate poses the biggest Halloween “threat” to dogs. Many dogs […]

Fertilizer and your pet from Pet Poison Helpline

http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/poison/fertilizers/ Fertilizers


Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild to moderate, depending on the amount ingested and concentration of the product

Common signs to watch for:

Drooling Nausea Vomiting (acute or delayed onset) Diarrhea Abnormal posture due to abdominal pain Difficulty breathing “Muddy” colored gums


Most fertilizers […]

Halloween candy toxicity for your pet from Pet Poison Helpline



Is chocolate poisonous to dogs?



While the occasional chocolate chip within one cookie may not be an issue, we worry about certain types of chocolate – the less sweet and the darker the chocolate, the more toxic it is to your pet. Baker’s chocolate and dark chocolate pose the biggest […]

Human medications can be toxic to your pet!

http://youtu.be/yuEo-vyq2JA – This is a great video from Pet Poison Helpline that goes over human medication risks for your pet.

RECALL: Some Eukanuba dry foods. See the page for the entire list.

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FROM PET POISON HELPLINE: http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/2013/08/pg-voluntarily-recalls-dry-pet-food/


P&G Voluntarily Recalls Dry Pet Food

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one […]

Top 10 Pet Poisons for Dogs & Cats from Pet Poison Helpline

Pet Poison Helpline lists the top 10 dog poisons and top 10 cat poisons. Keep these toxins out of your pet’s reach and pet-proof your home!

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Spring bulbs (tulips, hyacinths) are toxic to cats and dogs.

As spring approaches, don’t forget about the dangers of spring bulbs to your dog! Both hyacinths and tulips belong to the Liliaceae family, and contain allergenic lactones or similar alkaloids. The toxic principle of these plants is very concentrated in the bulbs (versus the leaf or flower), and when ingested in large amounts, can result […]

Lilies are toxic to cats! Be careful with Easter flowers!


Aloe Vera – is it poisonous?

Aloe vera, which is from the Aloaceae family, is a common houseplant. Aloes contain anthraquinone glycosides which are purgatives (medications that encourage bowel movements). When ingested, these glycosides are metabolized by intestinal bacteria forming compounds that increase mucus production and water in the colon. This can result in vomiting and diarrhea. Other clinical signs seen […]

New changes in rat poison – IMPORTANT!

Rats and mice and gophers, oh my! Due to recent EPA changes, antigcoagulant rodenticides (bait) are no longer available for OTC/consumer purchase (although still they are still out there). We are and will be seeing more and more Bromethalin ingestions and Bromethalin causes cerebral edema NOT internal bleeding.