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    Pet Sitting 101

    Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Just like human children, our fur babies know that when mom and dad are away it is time to play. Or, in some cases, wreak havoc and throw raging parties [although I may be getting humans and animals confused again.] It is important to obtain as…

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    Recognizing Pain in Pets

    Vikki Johnson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Would you know if your dog or cat is in pain?  Sometimes I think it would be helpful if my dog Howie could talk, but other times I’m happy he can’t (e.g. squirrel!). Since our pets cannot verbally tell us if they are painful, we need…

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    Caring for Senior Pets

    Tonya Tenters, CVT Associate Veterinary Industry Representative Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Specialist Pet Poison Helpline There is always a lot of discussion about puppy and kitten care including house training, litter training, puppy/kitten-proofing the house.  What we do not talk about a lot of times is the other age group that can require a little more attention:…

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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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