Tag: Cat Safety

Lisa Martin, DVM Associate Veterinarian Pet Poison Helpline In today’s current conditions, hand sanitizers are everywhere—and for good reason, they help keep us safe.  Unfortunately, we’ve been seeing misinformation about their danger to pets and wanted to set the record straight. The reason hand-sanitizers kill germs is because of their high alcohol content, with some products containing…

Dijana Katan, DVM, MPH, DABT Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Cold and flu season is in full swing. Hopefully, you have not been affected, but if you have, you may be relying pretty heavily on your cold and flu medications. While the medications may be making you feel better, make sure to keep…

Susan Shaw, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Cats. Online, in real life, and on social media, there is certainly no shortage of them. They’re known far and wide for their odd behaviors, fear of cucumbers, adorable toe beans, and insatiable curiosity (and appetite). Sometimes, however, that curiosity can get our feline friends into…

Jaime Shriver, DVM Associate Veterinaian, Clinical Toxicology Have you been enjoying the summer so far?  Warm nights on the lake or up at the cabin with your puppy? Campfires with friends after dark? Ice cold lemonade while you sit in a hammock with your furry friends nearby? Summer is a special time of year.  Here…