Tag: outdoors

Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline The grass is getting greener and air is getting warmer.  This is the time of year that we all emerge from our hibernation and enjoy this glorious weather.  Now, more than ever, we are sticking close to home.  Spending a lot of time enjoying our…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline We love spending time in the outdoors with our pets. Many people also have farm animals that live outside all the time. Although there are many hazards for our pets in the outdoors, we don’t usually think of grass as being a problem. One tiny…

Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline It’s that time of year again.  Warm days, cool nights, green leaves and budding flowers.  Getting away from the busy hustle of day to day life is just what I want around this time of year.  I don’t know about you, but I love camping;…

Vikki Johnson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Fleas and ticks can be a not so fun part of owning a dog or cat. We’ll cover some basic tick information and leave the fleas for a later date. Ticks have 4 life stages: egg, larva, nymph, and adult. After the egg hatches the tick…

Nicole Bode, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Those of us that enjoy hiking and taking in nature with our dogs are all too familiar with the challenges that can come with hiking with an older dog. We all know that those outdoor activities are not quite the same without them, so here are…