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Camping With Dogs

Published on May 31, 2016
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Candi Amundson, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist It is finally here, our 1st family camping trip with our puppy!  I am a medical professional and specialize in toxicology with animals. I am overwhelmed with all the possible things that could go wrong on a camping trip with your pet, but there are many more things …continue reading

Are you prepared?

Published on January 5, 2015
Categorized under: Blog

By Cassie Panning, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline For many of us our pets are a part of our family. We bring them along on vacations or car rides, provide them with the best foods available and even treat them to spa days at the groomers.  But are you prepared to provide …continue reading

Five Pet Poisoning First Aid Misconceptions

Published on July 16, 2014
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips

By Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Milk is an antidote that neutralizes all poisons. We hear this one everyday at Pet Poison Helpline.  “My pet ate poison, so I gave milk.  Is there anything else I need to do?”  Unfortunately there is nothing magical in milk that neutralizes medicines or other …continue reading

Stocking a Pet First Aid Kit

Published on March 11, 2014
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

National Poison Prevention Week is March 16 – 22, 2014, and while much of the focus is on educating parents of small children, Pet Poison Helpline says to remember that pets can be just as vulnerable! Dogs and cats have insatiable curiosity and tend to get into trouble investigating new things by licking or tasting …continue reading

Pet First Aid Kit: Building your own pet first aid kit

Published on July 1, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Products,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Dr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT If you don’t have a first aid kit for your household, now is the time to remember to get one! If you already have a first aid kit around, bravo! You can use this for your two-legged and four-legged members in your household. Keep in mind, however, that …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

Pet First Aid 101

Published on May 20, 2013
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Dr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC When it comes to caring for your dog or cat, prevention is the best medicine. So, how do we prevent accidents and emergencies from happening in the first place? Simple steps of prevention like: Keeping your dog on a leash or under strict verbal control (to prevent being hit …continue reading

Dr. Justine Lee to be Featured on Rachael Ray

Published on March 22, 2013
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Dr. Justine Lee was featured on the Rachael Ray show on Monday, March 25th, 2013.  Dr. Lee discussed how to properly give your pet CPR and gave other great first aid advice for pet owners, including how to build your very own first aid kit. Watch some of the show’s highlights below! First Aid for …continue reading