Month: October 2014

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…

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…

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…

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,…