Tag: food

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…

Julie Rodger, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline The fall sports season is well on its way.  No matter what your sport of choice, games are to be found every day of the week.  Maybe you take your pets to watch your child’s game or you have friends over for viewing parties.  One thing…

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: Melanie Jackson Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline The holiday season is in full swing and gatherings are well under way with family and friends alike.  As you trim the tree and decorate your home keep your pets in mind and take steps to keep them safe during the holidays. Each year around…

For more than 50 years and since its inception by Congress in 1961, the third week in March has been designated as National Poison Prevention Week. This year it falls on March 17-23, and the veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline are urging everyone to remember the four-legged members of the family, as…