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Labor Day Pet Tips

Published on September 3, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Moment before the feast

A few tips on keeping your pet safe around the BBQ By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Many people take this day once a year to celebrate as a tribute to all their hard work over the past year. Many people with gather with friends and families and enjoy games, picnics, and BBQ’s outdoors. …continue reading

This Plant or That Plant?

Published on August 28, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Siberian kitten

Which ones aren’t what they’re “hyped” up to be? Part One By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist There are thousands of plants all around the world and many are well known to be safe for consumption and on the other side of the coin there are others that are deadly poisonous. Calls to Pet …continue reading

Share the Wealth

Published on August 3, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Uncategorized

Studio portrait of silky terrier dog

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline If you are reading this post, you are probably an animal fan!  Perhaps you’ve discovered, as I have, that sharing your life and home with a four-legged family member brings a wealth of joy and enrichment to everyone involved.  And maybe you’ve thought …continue reading

Cats and Pyrethroids

Published on July 29, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips

British kitten rare color (lilac) and puppy red dachshund

By Jo Marshall, CVT, NREMT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline We are in the heart of the 2015 flea and tick product exposure season and these are very common scenarios that we get on the phone. While on phones last evening, I received 4 calls involving cats and pyrethroids.   While it is …continue reading

Be Prepared for Emergencies

Published on July 24, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Dog on Phone

It is important to remember to stay calm when a pet has ingested something potentially harmful.  For pet owners, this may be difficult because of being scared about what may happen to the pet. For veterinary professionals, pet owners may need your assistance to calmly guide them in what to do. In these stressful and …continue reading

Distemper and Rabies

Published on July 24, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Dog Bulldog with Vet

In honor of Nation Immunization Awareness Month, we want to encourage you to discuss vaccinations with your veterinarian. We have heard about a reemergence of distemper due to pets not being vaccinated, and rabies is always a concern.  Not sure exactly what these diseases are? Read more: Distemper: Canine distemper is a contagious and serious …continue reading

A Few Brief Summer Safety Tips

Published on July 6, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Cat Outdoors

As temperatures rise over the summer there are many things to keep in mind to ensure that our pets stay safe.  While our pets are part of the family it is important to make sure that we keep their best interests in mind when enjoying time with them. During warmer weather it is important to …continue reading

Boulder Dog Food Recall

Published on July 6, 2015 and categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Product Recalls,Uncategorized

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Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling the Turkey Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016“, a Lot Number of “743”, and a UPC Code of 899883001224 because the product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is …continue reading

4th of July Warnings and Dangers

Published on June 29, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

4th of July Puppy

By Jessica Driscoll, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Today we kick off the beginning of our Fourth of July Dangers Series.  Please take note of these items that can be dangerous to pets and have a safe and enjoyable holiday! Fireworks Fireworks are dangerous to pets in several ways. First, the loud noise of fireworks …continue reading

Quick Spring Refreshers

Published on June 9, 2015 and categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips

Azaleas

By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline As we see spring coming close to an end we will be welcoming summer soon! Here are some quick spring/summer time refreshers about flowers, fertilizers, insecticides, pesticides, and cleaning products that can cause risk when exposed. Flowers Plants like Iris, Dogwood, Lilacs, Geraniums, Poppies, …continue reading

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