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The Ubiquitous Flea!

Published on July 20, 2016
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Facts,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized,Veterinarian Tips

Sharon Billings, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Looking through the Pet Poison Helpline blog archives, I see that we discuss external parasites a LOT, especially during the spring and summer.  Dealing with the bugs that bug us can definitely be a frustrating, time consuming, labor intensive business!  One bug that is especially vexing is the …continue reading

Remembering Where Our Best Friends Came From

Published on November 14, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Facts

By: Candi Amundson, CVT Staff Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline I have recently heard of some “new” breeds from some of our concerned callers: Collapso (Collie/Lhasa), Poinsetter (Pointer/Setter), and a Blabador (Bloodhound/Labrador).  This really made me step back and remember the domestication of dogs and the true meaning of, “a man’s best friend.” …continue reading

Pet First Aid 102

Published on June 17, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Facts,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Dr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT In this posting, we’re going to focus on how to check vital signs on your pet. Believe it not, it’s harder to check vitals on your pet than you think. When in doubt, practice, as it’s really important. Why? Because helps us when we perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) …continue reading

Cool Animal Facts

Published on July 29, 2011
Categorized under: Pet Facts

Top friendliest cat cities! Cheers to the top 10 cat-friendly cities out there! Tampa Phoenix San Francisco Portland Denver Boston Seattle San Diego Atlanta Minneapolis The CATalyst Council, a coalition of the veterinary community, academia, industry, non-profits and animal welfare organizations, just came out with their top 10 list in hopes of calling attention to …continue reading