Tag: First Aid

Candi Amundson, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist It is finally here, our 1st family camping trip with our puppy!  I am a medical professional and specialize in toxicology with animals. I am overwhelmed with all the possible things that could go wrong on a camping trip with your pet, but there are many more things…

By Cassie Panning, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline For many of us our pets are a part of our family. We bring them along on vacations or car rides, provide them with the best foods available and even treat them to spa days at the groomers.  But are you prepared to provide…

By Charlotte Flint, DVM Staff Veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline Milk is an antidote that neutralizes all poisons. We hear this one everyday at Pet Poison Helpline.  “My pet ate poison, so I gave milk.  Is there anything else I need to do?”  Unfortunately there is nothing magical in milk that neutralizes medicines or other…

National Poison Prevention Week is March 16 – 22, 2014, and while much of the focus is on educating parents of small children, Pet Poison Helpline says to remember that pets can be just as vulnerable! Dogs and cats have insatiable curiosity and tend to get into trouble investigating new things by licking or tasting…

By Dr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT If you don’t have a first aid kit for your household, now is the time to remember to get one! If you already have a first aid kit around, bravo! You can use this for your two-legged and four-legged members in your household. Keep in mind, however, that…