Month: March 2020

Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison helpline Many dogs have jobs today just like their humans. They can be Youtube and Instagram stars or win dog shows. For me, the most common job I know a dog can have is to be a K9 unit with a police or sheriff department. So,…

Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Download the article here. Natural. Organic. Healthy. These are some of the thoughts that come to mind when one hears the words “essential oils”. However, though they are derived from natural sources, essential oils are not always safe for dogs and cats and their presence…

Renee DiPietro, LVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Widow spiders have long struck fear into hearts and minds. Tales are told of the dangers of this venomous arachnid and how she kills her partner after mating. While it is important to take heed of this spider and avoid disturbing her or her nest,…

National Poison Prevention Week is officially recognized March 15th – 21st, 2020, but at Pet Poison Helpline, we work 365 days a year to try and help educate pet owners on common pet toxins and how to prevent poisoning emergencies.  We also strive to provide resources for veterinary professionals to make their jobs easier and…