Month: January 2019

Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a warning on Friday, January 25th 2019 regarding a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella bacteria. Eleven people across Missouri, Minnesota, Colorado, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, Texas and Wyoming have been infected since October 2018, and one person needed to be hospitalized. Of those…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  This is a really important topic. Obesity has far reaching effects but is often overlooked by pet owners as pets become saddled with medical conditions that often can be traced directly to obesity. It is a hard subject to discuss at times. There is an emotional aspect as Fido…

Here at Pet Poison Helpline, we pride ourselves in providing you with the most accurate and relevant information in order to help keep your pets safe and healthy! In 2018 we had both pet owners and veterinary professionals look to us for guidance, click the links below to read our most visited pages of 2018:…

Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist  Over the past few months, many of my friends have had new puppies introduced into their families.  A few weeks ago, my coworker and Pet Poison Helpline’s own Tasha G., CVT assisted her dog give birth to 15 healthy puppies!  Following all of this, I watched a continuing…

Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  It may only be mid- January, but a lot of people start to plan their spring planting now. What is easy to forget is that we may have pets that either have access to the supplies or the planted area. It is important to understand what some of the…