Tag: pet safety

Michelle Willis, CVT, RVT Veterinary Information Specialist  This post was inspired by an incident that occurred at home with my own dog, Zoey (*names have been changes to protect the victim). Living in the SE of the country, we are no stranger to all sorts of insects. Zoey, who is our very curious Boston Terrier,…

Jo Marshall, CVT, NREMT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Hi, my name is Jo and I pick mushrooms. I pick them every day!  I gather them up when I do my daily dog poop patrol in the yard.  It is no small feat to do the mushroom gathering that I do, as there have been times…

Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Recently I had to take my elderly dog to the veterinarian for an overall check up and some blood work. This was my first visit to this veterinarian and as “just” a pet owner and not a veterinary professional. This trip was nerve-racking for me and I have a…

Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology As I discussed in my previous Sunburn blog, sunburn can be a big medical problem for animals as well as humans. Last time we looked at cats and dogs; today we’re going to discuss sunburn in horses and pet pot-bellied pigs. Sunburn Summary To recap, sunburn is an…

Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology As our own Candi Amundson, CVT and Senior Veterinary Information Specialist mentioned in her June blog, sunburn can be a big problem for animals as well as humans. Let’s take an in-depth look at this medical issue that often flies under our radars until a problem develops. Sunburn…