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Salt dough ornaments are a fun way to spend time together and focus on creating joy. As beautiful and memorable as these keepsakes may be, they can also pose a serious threat to the dogs endlessly looking for something to munch. As few as 1-2 ornaments could make your dog very sick. There is enough…

This holiday season many of us may not be able to be in the presence of our loves ones and are instead choosing to ship and send our presents instead. With more packages than ever before being mailed, with potentially unknown contents, this can pose a new risk to our pets! Cats like to chew…

With people spending more time at home due to COVID, Pet Poison Helpline has seen large increases in calls relating to several household pet hazards. As baking became a popular hobby, calls regarding bread dough and yeast increased by 250%. With pet owners enjoying their morning cup of coffee at home rather than at the…

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…