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    Keep Your Pet Safe From Blue Green Algae but Still Have Summer Fun

    Tabatha Regehr, DVM Associate Veterinarian Pet Poison Helpline In recent weeks news agencies have reported deaths of dogs that had been swimming, drinking, or walking near the water’s edge of ponds or lakes containing blue green algae. Each of these dog’s died within hour of being in or near the water. Most people are unaware…

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    Pulmonary Injury and Waterproofing Sprays

    Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Commonly associated in many people’s minds with preparing for winter weather, waterproofing sprays are actually used year-round to help surfaces repel water and dirt. Shoes, boots, leather products, camping equipment, and patio furniture are all items that may need protection from the elements. Waterproofing sprays…

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    Over the Counter Pain Medications and Dogs

    Emily Bebout, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline One of the things family and friends like to ask me is what kind of calls have I gotten recently. Anything odd or interesting? Do I get a lot of the same type of calls? If I had to pick one type of call I get…

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    Foxtail Grass Foreign Body in Domestic Animals

    Renee DiPietro, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline We love spending time in the outdoors with our pets. Many people also have farm animals that live outside all the time. Although there are many hazards for our pets in the outdoors, we don’t usually think of grass as being a problem. One tiny…

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    Grain Free Diets

    Tabatha Regehr, DVM Associate Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline July 30th, 2019 Grain free diets, boutique diets, and exotic meat diets have exploded in popularity over the past several years. In June of 2019 the Food and Drug Administration released a report proclaiming a link between these diet types to a heart condition in dogs…

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