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Helping to Prevent Seasonal Weight Gain in Pets

Published on September 21, 2015
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By Cassie Panning, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Have you ever noticed that, just like some people, our pets tend to gain weight over the winter too?  Seasonal weight gain in pets is something that happens to many of our domesticated animals in the fall and winter.  So what causes our pets to gain weight over …continue reading

To Every Poison There Is a Season

Published on January 7, 2014
Categorized under: Blog,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

By: Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian People are often surprised to learn that we see trends in poisonings here at Pet Poison Helpline based on the season or time of year.  As we head into 2014, let’s review the year in poison and hopefully you can use this information to help keep your pets safe …continue reading

Toxins to Be Aware of This Fall

Published on September 25, 2012
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips

Now that summer has drawn to an end, it’s important to remember all those upcoming seasonal toxins that we need to be aware of! With Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, make sure to educate yourself on the pet poisons that are around your house and that we commonly see here at Pet Poison …continue reading

Complimentary Continuing Education for Veterinarians 12/08/2011

Published on November 10, 2011
Categorized under: Continuing Education,Professional Events

Join Pet Poison Helpline’s Drs. Ahna Brutlag and Justine Lee as they discuss some common toxins seen around the holidays poisonous to cats and dogs, including: poinsettias, lilies, mistletoe, alcohol, unbaked bread dough, grapes, raisins, fatty table scraps and human medications.  Underlying mechanism of action, clinical signs and treatment will be reviewed for each listed above. Title: Common …continue reading

Holiday Pet Poisoning Myths Debunked!

Published on December 8, 2010
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips

Holiday festivities, decorations and rich foods can wreak havoc on undiscerning pets who love to taste test everything that appears new and interesting. While pet owners need to be made aware of the very real and dangerous threats to pets this time of year, the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline would also like to debunk …continue reading

Safe Spring Cleaning That Won’t Put Your Pet at Risk

Published on April 21, 2010
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips

When the weather warms and spring rolls in, people get the urge to declutter and deep clean their homes and garages. If you’re a pet owner, use the tips below from Pet Poison Helpline to make sure your pets stay safe and are kept away from toxic cleaning products. Strong acidic or alkaline cleaners pose …continue reading