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Many people are cutting back on sugar, which has led to an enormous increase in the number of products that contain xylitol, a lower-calorie sugar substitute with a low glycemic index that is found naturally in berries, plums, corn, oats, mushrooms, lettuce, trees and some other fruits. Now it is being used to sweeten everything…

Heather Handley, DVM Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Eating foods that contain water is a good way to stay hydrated without clean water to drink. Examples are canned foods, fruits and vegetables. Note: do not feed grapes, raisins, onion, or garlic. Don’t exercise too much – instead keep the mind active with…

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!