Tag: frost-bite

By Jo Marshall, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline Recently, we have received some questions on cold weather and safety for your pets so I wanted to touch base on some of the safety concerns that we have with the frequent cold snaps and extreme weather that we have had throughout the…

By Candi Amundson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline Antifreeze Antifreeze can leak from a car radiator on the ground. Some animals are unfortunately attracted to this due to the sweet smell and taste. This chemical is absorbed very rapidly once ingested. There is a narrow margin of safety when animals ingest this…