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Dr. Ahna Brutlag Interview on Pet Talk with Dr. B

Published on August 27, 2012
Categorized under: Professional Events,Uncategorized

Pet Poison Helpline’s Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS will be featured on Pet Talk with Dr. B, a radio show broadcasted out of Las Vegas.  Dr. Brutlag will be interviewed on common household toxins that are poisonous to dogs and cats, including items you would not expect! Tune in on Saturday, September 1st at 11:20 am PST …continue reading

Remember Pets during Poison Prevention Week March 18-24

Published on March 5, 2012
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips

Pet Poison Helpline Raising Awareness of Household Dangers to Pets The 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week is March 18-24, 2012, marking five decades of safer homes and saved lives. While much of the nationally-recognized effort has been directed at raising awareness with parents of small children, the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline remind us …continue reading

Valentine’s Day Tips from Pet Poison Helpline

Published on February 6, 2012
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

Ideas for keeping pets safe from potential dangers Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with this holiday of love comes gifts, many of which include candies and flowers. The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline share some of the most common culprits of pet poisonings related to these well-intentioned gifts. “Unfortunately, some well-intentioned gifts …continue reading

It Can Happen to the Best of Us

Published on January 25, 2012
Categorized under: Media Releases,Uncategorized

By: Ronald M. Kraft, DVM Danger lurks everywhere if our pets are smarter than we are. Have I ever told you about Leonard? He is my 13-year-old yellow lab, a rescue from the SPCA. My wife and I spent the first few years learning to lock the pantry to keep him from opening the door. Whatever we tried, he …continue reading

Top 10 Most Frequently Reported Poison Dangers for Dogs in 2011

Published on January 24, 2012
Categorized under: Pet Safety Tips,Uncategorized

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline have perused their records for 2011, and determined the “Top Ten List” of potential poisons in our homes and yards that were the most commonly reported during 2011.    “Each year we examine our records to determine what contributed to the most calls from pet owners and veterinarians,” said Justine …continue reading

Top 5 Most Hazardous Handbag Contents

Published on December 5, 2011
Categorized under: Media Releases,Pet Safety Tips

Handbags: Reservoirs for Items Toxic to Pets To a dog or cat, a handbag or backpack can be like an amusement park. In one compact place, she can find many flavorful treasures to nuzzle, sniff and chew. This wouldn’t be so much of a problem if all the contents in handbags and backpacks were safe …continue reading