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It seems like everyone is a pastry chef these days (or at least attempting to be!) Try out these easy, delicious, and Pet Poison Helpline approved DIY dog treat recipes!

Renee Schmid, DVM With the arrival of fall, we can look forward to seasonal goodies like caramel apples, pumpkin pie, apple cider and the beloved pumpkin spice latte.  While we are able to enjoy these seasonal treats, the bad news is that our furry companions are not as fortunate, as most bring a risk for…

Heather Handley, DVM Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline When it comes to children, it is pretty standard to have “non-toxic” school supplies. That makes sense, but what does “non-toxic” mean? A product will get that label if its use is not expected to cause adverse health events. For example, a child may…

Tabatha Regehr, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Life has changed dramatically both on a global scale and in our day to day lives over the past 3 months. Our pet’s lives have changed too. Many dogs are getting more exercise, health concerns previously unnoticed are being identified by pet parents, and our…

Kristin Saunders, BS, LVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Almost every animal will experience some form of pain at some point in their life.  Whether it’s a young animal who is rough housing and hurts their leg, an older animal experiencing the effects of aging, or an animal with an upset stomach, pain can…