Conquer COVID-19; Spare Pets: Tips for Keeping Pets Safe While Disinfecting Your Home
Lisa Martin, DVM Associate Veterinarian Pet Poison Helpline With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading quickly around the globe, everyone is doing their part to keep their homes and workplaces as clean as possible. As a result, pets may be unintentionally exposed to household cleaning products. While many of these products are benign, there are some that…read more
Are hand sanitizers harmful to pets? Answers from the experts.
Lisa Martin, DVM Associate Veterinarian Pet Poison Helpline In today’s current conditions, hand sanitizers are everywhere—and for good reason, they help keep us safe. Unfortunately, we’ve been seeing misinformation about their danger to pets and wanted to set the record straight. The reason hand-sanitizers kill germs is because of their high alcohol content, with some products containing…read more
Coronavirus and Your Pet (COVID-19)
By Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Click here to download the article. Coronavirus is a type of virus consisting of numerous strains that have been seen in animals including dogs, cats, cattle and chickens. These strains can cause gastrointestinal or respiratory illness, including Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) in…read more