Month: April 2015

By Jo Marshall, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist A few weeks ago I wrote about the top ten exposures that we have with our dog friends and now it is equal time for our feline friends. As I explained in my previous blog, we do these stats for a couple of reasons. First and foremost…

By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist There are many people living with disabilities ranging from emotional or psychiatric disabilities, physical disabilities, and medical diseases. Many of these people will reach for assistance from a companion animal to help perform major daily tasks or to alert and obtain help when needed. There are different types…

By Cassie Panning, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline Congratulations! You just brought home your new pet and are now concerned that there may be some hazards in your house that can be toxic to your new family member. Whether this is your first pet or if you’ve had animals your whole life, you may…

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist All dogs benefit from regular grooming care.  Perhaps you prefer to leave some, or all, grooming up to the professionals.  Or maybe you’re a do-it-yourself person and like to take care of the easier items at home.  In this blog post, we move beyond the hair brush…