Month: February 2020

Dijana Katan, DVM, MPH, DABT Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Recently, there has been a lot of debate around spaying and neutering. While new research is continually being done resulting more information to be considered there are a few benefits of spaying your pet that have remained constant. Spaying your pet results in…

Magen Stevenson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Valentine’s Day is here, and love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is about expressing how much you care to those you love, pets included! Sometimes that expression of love comes in the form of food and treats. And too many treats can lead to obesity…

Dijana Katan, DVM, MPH, DABT Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Cold and flu season is in full swing. Hopefully, you have not been affected, but if you have, you may be relying pretty heavily on your cold and flu medications. While the medications may be making you feel better, make sure to keep…

Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline Alcohol can cause dangerous health problems to our pets.  Luckily, many pets find the taste unpleasant and leave it alone.  However, we are not always that lucky and due to different scents and scenarios, alcohol toxicity does occur.  Our furry friends can be exposed to…

Nicole Bode, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Most people are used to seeing a stray cat wandering here or there, but the problem of feral cats continues to grow as humans become more irresponsible about sterilizing their pets. These cats actually cause little issue if they are managed properly, and it’s very easy…