Have a Happy (and Healthy) Valentine’s Day
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…read more
Cold and Flu Medications
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…read more
Avoid Alcohol Exposures for Your Pet! Cheers!
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…read more
Feral Cats In the Neighborhood? Here’s How To Help!
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…read more
Why is Year-Round Flea and Tick Prevention Important?
Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Specialist Pet Poison Helpline So, it is that time of year that we are thinking about snow, cold, and holidays. The last thing we are thinking about are fleas and ticks. It is a common assumption that as soon as the colder temperatures are here that these bugs go away….read more