Tag: fall

As kids start going back to school and the leaves begin changing colors, the temperature outside begins to drop. Whether you are a cool weather fan or not, it is important to be prepared for the cooler weather for both you and your pet. The cooler weather brings many toxins that can be found in…

Cooler weather is coming, and with it comes long walks, beautiful fall leaves, and apple cider. This season stay informed, as weather and human habits change the types of toxins pets are exposed to. Here are a few of the major risks to pets during the fall. Mushrooms In the fall, increased rain causes mushrooms…

Renee Schmid, DVM With the arrival of fall, we can look forward to seasonal goodies like caramel apples, pumpkin pie, apple cider and the beloved pumpkin spice latte. While we are able to enjoy these seasonal treats, the bad news is that our furry companions are not as fortunate, as most bring a risk for…

By: Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian People are often surprised to learn that we see trends in poisonings here at Pet Poison Helpline based on the season or time of year. As we head into 2014, let’s review the year in poison and hopefully you can use this information to help keep your pets safe…

Now that summer has drawn to an end, it’s important to remember all those upcoming seasonal toxins that we need to be aware of! With Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, make sure to educate yourself on the pet poisons that are around your house and that we commonly see here at Pet Poison…