Tag: Dog Safety

Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline The grass is getting greener and air is getting warmer.  This is the time of year that we all emerge from our hibernation and enjoy this glorious weather.  Now, more than ever, we are sticking close to home.  Spending a lot of time enjoying our…

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…

Magen Stevenson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Valentine’s Day is here, and love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is about expressing how much you care to those you love, pets included! Sometimes that expression of love comes in the form of food and treats. And too many treats can lead to obesity…

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…

Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline It’s that time of year again.  Warm days, cool nights, green leaves and budding flowers.  Getting away from the busy hustle of day to day life is just what I want around this time of year.  I don’t know about you, but I love camping;…