Tag: toxins

Alpha Lipoic Acid is an over-the-counter natural antioxidant that can be found in human supplements for weight loss, diabetes, arthritis, cataracts, and other ailments. It should not be confused with alpha LINOLEIC acid, which is an omega-3 fatty acid and considered to be harmless. Did you know these can be dangerous for our pets? When…

As we start to enter the warmer months of the summer, pools, beaches, and lakes become a great pastime for families and their pets. Before venturing into the deep blue sea, make sure you know how to keep your pets safe. While swimming may seem like something that is natural to most dogs, this is…

Most pet owners are unaware of the hazards of uncooked yeast dough when ingested by pets. When ingested by pets, uncooked yeast dough can rise and cause an obstructive foreign body in a pet’s gastrointestinal tract and can also lead to alcohol intoxication. If the dough contains yeast, there are additional potential dangers to the…

Kia Benson, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology What comes to mind when you think of the following words? Summer berries. Vanilla Bean. Mango. Cheesecake. Almond. Chocolate. Blueberry. Luscious desserts and treats with which you can indulge yourself? Think again! These delectable sounding flavors are just a fraction of those currently available in e-liquids, the nicotine…

Candi Amundson, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Spring has sprung and many of us are doing lots of spring cleaning which includes the garage or shed. Often times we will put products that are not safe to keep in the house out in the shed or garage where it is not as easily accessible. Here…