Tag: alcohol

Lisa Martin, DVM Associate Veterinarian Pet Poison Helpline With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading quickly around the globe, everyone is doing their part to keep their homes and workplaces as clean as possible.  As a result, pets may be unintentionally exposed to household cleaning products.  While many of these products are benign, there are some that…

Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline Alcohol can cause dangerous health problems to our pets.  Luckily, many pets find the taste unpleasant and leave it alone.  However, we are not always that lucky and due to different scents and scenarios, alcohol toxicity does occur.  Our furry friends can be exposed to…

Halloween is upon us!  As October 31 approaches, beware of the scariest Halloween hazards that we see every year.  These include chocolate, raisins, xylitol, costumes, batteries and alcohol.  Save and share this helpful infographic to spread the word to all your pet-loving friends!  (Click to expand.)

By Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Do find safe gifts to show your pet Valentine’s Day love!  A new collar, treats, or toys can all be great gifts for your pet on Valentine’s day.  Valentine’s Day can also be a great time to try a new dog or cat treat recipe…

The holiday season is a magical time to reconnect with family and friends, deck the halls, and celebrate the spirit of giving. Most pets seem to enjoy the holidays too and some are lucky enough to get their own stocking stuffed with new toys and treats. But fun times can quickly turn to tragedy when…