Tag: pet safety

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Bees and wasps are two of the species in the insect order, Hymenoptera. These insects are important pollinators that help ensure the world food supply and the continuance of biodiversity. It is in our best interest to preserve them and treat them with respect. Pets, especially dogs as they…

Here at Pet Poison Helpline, we pride ourselves in providing you with the most accurate and relevant information in order to help keep your pets safe and healthy! In 2018 we had both pet owners and veterinary professionals look to us for guidance, click the links below to read our most visited pages of 2018:…

Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  It may only be mid- January, but a lot of people start to plan their spring planting now. What is easy to forget is that we may have pets that either have access to the supplies or the planted area. It is important to understand what some of the…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator  If you live in Canada, or in the northern, or western Unites States, you may share your outdoor environment with a large (12-35 lbs) albeit reluctant, warrior rodent. The North American Porcupine (Erithizon dorsatum) is an unassuming and mostly nocturnal (though I have seen them out…

Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  When we think of the holidays, there are some immediate concerns for our pets. Chocolate is always in abundance, ribbons for the kitties, and even some ornaments for the trees can pose a toxicity concern. However, what we never think about are the people coming to visit us. In…