Tag: Easter

By Jo Marshall, CVT, NREMT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Holidays are busy in a poison control center. I know that is odd but it is the way it is here at Pet Poison Helpline. It seems that when we celebrate, our pets do, too! Usually these pet celebrations are unplanned invasions of the trappings of…

By Amanda Poldoski, DVM Staff Veterinarian and DVM Supervisor Spring is officially here at Pet Poison Helpline! This means that soon we will be receiving more calls about pets ingesting plants, both indoors and out. As Easter approaches we also see an increase in the number of calls regarding cats ingesting lilies. Lilies are beautiful…

By Jessica Gregory Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline As a child I always remember the fun of hunting down Easter eggs and baskets on Easter morning. My basket was always in an area almost impossible for pets to find, mostly due to the cat. She was fascinated with the plastic grass in the…