Tag: spiders

As outdoor areas become more urbanized, it’s easy to forget that we share these spaces with a wide variety of creep crawly critters. Enjoying the outdoors with your pet can be a fantastic bonding experience and a great way to keep them active. However, many pets are very curious in nature and have a strong…

It’s spring and many pet owners are itching to spend quality time outdoors with their pets. While run-ins with poisonous creatures can be infrequent, pets are curious and it’s not uncommon for them to investigate other living things that move. These “interrogations” can quickly escalate into deadly situations when dealing with a creature that protects…

Join Dan Keyler, PharmD, FAACT (Pet Poison Helpline’s Herpetologist and Senior Clinical Toxinologist) and Lynn Hovda, RPh, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Director of Veterinary Services) for a free, two hour continuing education program. This program will cover venomous snakes, spiders and poisonous plants found in our Minnesotan backyards. Identification of venomous creatures and plants will be…