Month: November 2014

By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline Rabbits are wonderful companion pets and are becoming more prevalent among households. Many bunnies are litter box trained and have access to the entire house. They are curious by nature and may find many items in your household to explore. These are a few…

By Cassie Panning, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline Giving your pet a medication may be a task that you find unenjoyable, and at times it may be a daunting task.  You may have heard the saying about the struggles of giving  your cat a pill; in fact, if you have a cat…

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline In April of this year, Pet Poison Helpline’s CVT Darlene Hanenburg wrote an excellent blog article regarding things you should know about flea and tick topical solutions (read Darlene’s original blog post here:  http://petpoisonhelp.wpengine.com/2014/04/four-things-know-flea-tick-topical-solutions/). In this blog post we will build on that…

By Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Pumpkin spice foods and drinks are a huge trend this fall!  In addition to the classic Starbucks lattes, we have seen pumpkin spice cookies, breads, bars, ice cream, yogurts, granolas and other cereals, soups, coffees, teas, beer, and other drinks in local stores and restaurants. …