Category: Pet Safety Tips

Most medications warn you to keep out of reach of children, but in Diane Spray’s home that warning now applies to her pets. Spray, who works late hours in Wausau, Wis., recently came home at 3 a.m. to find her dog Abby “acting sheepish like she’s done something naughty.” Initially she couldn’t see anything that…

July Fourth Holiday Poses Multiple Risks for Furry Family Members An upset stomach and purple poop. Those are just two of the symptoms reported by pet owners whose playful pooch decided those hidden fireworks were a tasty treat. Couple that with the terror that many pets experience from the thundering sound of fireworks, and July…

Dogs like to explore, and sometimes that curiosity can be deadly. Recently Dodger, a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix who lives with Patricia Gutierrez and her family in Albuquerque, NM, was doing what dogs do. While searching nooks and crannies for untold canine treasures, Dodger came across a bubble package of Claritin D under the couch, a…

Fresh homemade bread is a comforting pleasure for many people. An even more gratifying experience comes when we have the opportunity to create this staple food from scratch yourself. Winter days provide ample opportunity for simple, yet primal projects that can bring immense satisfaction to the cold worn soul. A few simple innocuous ingredients (water,…

Our mission at Pet Poison Helpline is to make the world a safer place for animals and to save pets’ lives 24/7. We also pride ourselves in providing you with the most accurate and relevant information in order to help keep your pets safe, healthy, and happy! 2020 was a difficult year in many ways…