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By: Jo Marshall Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline After reading a recent news article about a puppy that died after ingesting the liquid from his owner’s e-cigarette, I decided it was time to gather some useful information on this exposure for our pet-owning friends. What is an e-cigarette? Electronic cigarettes are battery-operated devices …continue reading
By: Amanda Poldoski, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline While spring is coming soon (hopefully!), it is still cold and flu season! This is a friendly reminder to keep your cold and flu medications out of your pet’s reach. Some combination medications can be especially dangerous since one tablet can contain multiple active ingredients. …continue reading
By: Jo Marshall Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline For the first time in my life, I have no dog in my home. No dog to snooze under my desk as I work. No dog to enthusiastically greet me when I return home. No dog bouncing at the front door as the bus is …continue reading
By: Melanie Jackson Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline Roses are red, Violets are blue. Chocolate can be toxic, And lilies are too! Valentine’s Day is a holiday of love and romance, generally expressed as gifts of flowers and chocolates. While these gifts can be perfect for those receiving them, some of them can …continue reading
Published on February 6, 2014 and categorized under: Product Recalls
Pro-Pet LLC, St. Marys, Ohio, has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods for possible Salmonella contamination. A single field test indicated products manufactured during a two day period, on a single production line may have the potential for Salmonella contamination. Pro-Pet LLC is voluntarily recalling the potentially …continue reading
Published on February 5, 2014 and categorized under: Blog
By: Maria Gomez Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline There have been very few events in my 7-year stint as an ‘In-Home’ pet sitter that have resulted in any kind of toxicity or at the very least, a dietary indiscretion. Mico is a healthy, young, adult Pit mix that I have only stayed with …continue reading
By: Pamela Huyck Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline As many pet owners know, xylitol is toxic to dogs. Even seemingly small amounts of a product with xylitol can cause life-threatening hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and liver failure. The most well-known source of xylitol is sugar-free gum. Here at Pet Poison Helpline, we keep …continue reading
Pet Poison Helpline is exhibiting at the 2014 Midwest Veterinary Conference on February 20-23, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Stop by booth #747 and meet with some of our key veterinary staff, pick up your favorite poison prevention information, and enter for your chance to win a free copy of our toxicology textbook, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, …continue reading
Pet Poison Helpline is exhibiting at Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) in Las Vegas, NV from February 16-20, 2014. Stop by booth #870 to meet with some of our key staff, pick up your favorite poison prevention information, and enter for your chance to win a free copy of our toxicology textbook, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Clinical …continue reading
Pet Poison Helpline is exhibiting at this year’s Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) Annual Meeting from February 6-8, 2014. The conference takes place at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Stop by our booth #209 to meet with some of our key veterinary staff and enter for a chance to win a free copy of our …continue reading
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