Month: December 2014

Happy New Years Day! You’ve heard about the dangers of alcohol, but are there any dangers with some of the popular brands of “hangover pills?” Product: RU 21. Active ingredients include; Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, L-Glutamic Acid HCL, Succinic Acid, Fumaric Acid, L-Cysteine, Alpha Lipoic Acid. Other ingredients include; Croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate,…

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist What if I told you there’s one quick and easy thing you can do that could add several years to your pet’s expected life span?  What if I told you this one thing could save you lots of money in future health care costs AND help keep…

By Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Christmas is a busy time of year for us at Pet Poison Helpline!  Of course, we receive many calls about pets eating chocolate and other treats, but we also answer many questions about the toxicity of the festive plants used to decorate the home and…

By: Amanda Poldoski, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Happy Holidays from Pet Poison Helpline! This is a very busy time of year for us at Pet Poison Helpline.  Christmas Eve is notoriously our busiest day of the year and is swiftly approaching!  Reflecting on Christmases past in the call center there are certain…

By Jo Marshall, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline The Holiday season is upon us and with that, I have started my annual decking the halls for our holiday festivities. Having a rather rambunctious puppy this year, and knowing that she will put anything and everything in her mouth for a quick…