Category: Pet Owner Blog

There are many different medications for humans and animals to help manage epilepsy or seizures. One medication is potassium (or sodium) bromide. If your dog accidentally ingests too much of their own medication or another pet’s medication, it can result in bromide poisoning. When pets accidentally ingest any medication, the first thing a pet parent…

Ingestion of uncooked dough containing yeast can cause serious conditions in our pets, including stomach bloat, signs of ethanol poisoning, and dangerous drops in blood sugar. With the uptick in baking during the Covid-19 pandemic, sourdough starters and other baking projects are increasingly common items found in our kitchens. While humans are unlikely to be…

Phenylpropanolamine (also known as PPA) is a commonly prescribed veterinary medication, typically used in older spayed female dogs to treat urinary incontinence. If your vet has prescribed PPA for your pet, you can rest assured it is a safe medication when given at the indicated therapeutic dose. However, if your pet accidentally ingests an overdose…