Tag: puppy

Samatha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Puppies, kittens, ferrets…..oh my! What do these snuggly critters have in common? They can be mischievous and can get into unexpected amounts of trouble. You may have previously thought your home to be safe, but your new furry friend has turned your home upside down. Toxins…

Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist What are vaccines? Why are they necessary? While in utero a small number of antibodies are passed across the placenta to the puppies/kittens then after birth a larger quantity of those antibodies are then passed via the colostrum that is ingested. Colostrum is the first milk that is produced…

By Jo Marshall, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline The Holiday season is upon us and with that, I have started my annual decking the halls for our holiday festivities. Having a rather rambunctious puppy this year, and knowing that she will put anything and everything in her mouth for a quick…