Essential Oils and Your Pet are Like Oil and Water – They Don’t Mix What are essential oils? Essential oils are volatile, organic constituents of plants that contribute to fragrance and taste. They are [...]
Did you know 50 % of Pet Poison Helpline calls are from pets ingesting human medications? Pets metabolize medications very differently from people. Even seemingly benign over-the-counter or herbal medications may cause serious poisoning in pets.
Xylitol provides many human health benefits, making it a common active or inactive ingredient in your medicine cabinet, pantry, and purse. Take special care and keep these potentially toxic products away from your pets!
The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry about a potentially poisoned pet. When prepping for and celebrating for the season, consider your pets. Below is a list of holiday-related decorations, plants and food items that our friends at Pet Poison Helpline recommend keeping away from pets.
The start of fall brings new seasonal household items that pose a threat to the safety of our pets. These common household items can cause serious problems if ingested by animals. Here is the list of seasonal products that the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline recommend keeping away from pets.
Summer is finally here, and with that comes a myriad of fun outdoor activities along with home and garden projects. While summer is meant for relaxing with friends picnicking, watching fireworks, and cleaning up and readying yards and gardens for the growing season, it’s potentially fraught with toxic exposure to your pets!