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Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Anaphylaxis is a sudden, often unexpected reaction of the immune system in response to an antigen.  This reaction can quickly become a medical emergency and it’s important to know the signs to watch for so you can respond appropriately, and ensure your pet receives the appropriate veterinary intervention….

By Jo Marshall, CVT, NREMT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Last year I wrote this Holiday Safety blog because I had a new dog in the house. Well our Vizsla, Remi, has turned into a wonderful dog and there are no longer significant worries with her raiding the Christmas tree or many of the other things…

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Well, the temperature is finally on the rise here in Minnesota and as we thaw out after the cold and snowy winter, we eagerly head outdoors to enjoy the warmth and sunshine.  Whether you’re planning a neighborhood walk, a nature trail hike, or a swim at the…

By Jo Marshall Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline We are getting close to gardening season here in Minnesota – and I cannot wait for those fresh tomatoes from the garden! They are so good and so sweet when they are warmed in the sun and eaten directly from the vine. Truly, there is…

Tyne K. Hovda Pet Poison Helpline, Bloomington, MN Equine Paste Wormers It is not unusual for riders to keep one or two tubes of an equine paste wormer in their tack trunks. Many different formulations are found and most are harmful when tubes are chewed up and the contents eaten by dogs. Ivermectin and moxidectin…