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    The Skinny on Guineas

    Audra Stillabower, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Guinea Pigs were thought to originate from New Guinea because of their name, but in fact guinea pigs are from South America in the Andes region. Guinea pigs were used as food and were also domesticated. The Spanish then introduced guinea pigs into Europe where they became pets.  Spanish…

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    Hedgehogs and Salmonella – Health Concerns

    Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a warning on Friday, January 25th 2019 regarding a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella bacteria. Eleven people across Missouri, Minnesota, Colorado, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, Texas and Wyoming have been infected since October 2018, and one person needed to be hospitalized. Of those…

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    Pet Obesity: It is a Life or Death Matter

    Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  This is a really important topic. Obesity has far reaching effects but is often overlooked by pet owners as pets become saddled with medical conditions that often can be traced directly to obesity. It is a hard subject to discuss at times. There is an emotional aspect as Fido…

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    Top Posts of 2018

    Here at Pet Poison Helpline, we pride ourselves in providing you with the most accurate and relevant information in order to help keep your pets safe and healthy! In 2018 we had both pet owners and veterinary professionals look to us for guidance, click the links below to read our most visited pages of 2018:…

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    Canine Prenatal Development

    Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist  Over the past few months, many of my friends have had new puppies introduced into their families.  A few weeks ago, my coworker and Pet Poison Helpline’s own Tasha G., CVT assisted her dog give birth to 15 healthy puppies!  Following all of this, I watched a continuing…

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