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By Amanda Poldoski, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline We LOVE Halloween here at Pet Poison Helpline and are prepping for our own party on the big day. Still, during all the fun our goal is to help keep pets safe and healthy! Here are some reminders and tips for the season: Glow sticks …continue reading
By Jo Marshall, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline I don’t think that I am letting out any big secret when I tell you that I work with geeks here at Pet Poison Helpline. It is true we are all a bunch of geeks! I don’t mean the technology obsessed kind of …continue reading
By: Catherine Angle, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline In a recent episode of Modern Family, the fun loving Dunphy family makes a rhubarb cobbler and is informed by the over-achieving Alex that rhubarb leaves are highly toxic. In case you were considering your own rhubarb baking extravaganza, I’m sad to tell you there …continue reading
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it will initiate a voluntary recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI for Injection, USP, 10 mg per mL, 30 mL Single-dose, Preservative-Free (NDC 0409-4279-02; Lot 40-316-DK, Expiry 1APRIL2016) to the user level due to a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit. Hospira has identified …continue reading
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), today announced the voluntary recall of certain lots of several products in its LifeCare™ line of flexible intravenous solutions due to the potential for leakage. The issue, which Hospira notified customers about in a Dear Health Care Provider letter issued earlier this year, was identified during re-inspection of a manufactured product …continue reading
Wilsonville, Ore. – Oregon Compounding Centers, Inc., dba Creative Compounds, is voluntarily recalling certain unexpired human and veterinary sterile products to the consumer level due to lack of sterility assurance. The company has not received any reports of product contamination or adverse events to date, but is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance …continue reading
By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline The beach can be such a relaxing time or even a fun outing for the family, including your family dog. Being prepared may help avoid any potential mishaps. Anything can harm your dog that could potentially harm yourself, such as broken glass, starfish, jellyfish, …continue reading
Bravo of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands …continue reading
E-cigarettes are sparking heated debates as lawmakers, medical professionals and industry grapple over the relative safety of the nicotine-delivering devices. But for pet owners, there is no debate. Nicotine poses a serious threat of poisoning to dogs and cats, and e-cigarettes back a powerful punch. The problem is that many pet owners don’t realize it. …continue reading
At PEDIGREE®, we care about all dogs and their safety and well-being is extremely important to us, and to our mission – to make a Better World for Pets. For that reason, we have announced the extension of a previous voluntary recall of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products due to the possible …continue reading
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