Pet Toxins

Rat Poison

Rat Poison

Halloween brings out the spooky ghosts, zombies, and vampires, but one my favorite things, and surly not yours, are rodents such as rats and mice. They may be trying to stay warm and safe in your home, barn or shed – possibly making things into, well, a ‘rats nest’!

If you are a pet owner, this can be a tricky scenario to get rid of, and that is because so many unintended animals get a hold of rodenticides.

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Easter Lily Toxicity

Easter Lily Toxicity

While there’s no denying that flowers of all sorts brighten up any room that they’re in, if you own pets, certain varieties of flowers can cast some pretty dark shadows on their health.

With Easter this weekend, many houses are filled with the fragrant and iconic Easter Lily.

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Home Brew Increases Hops Toxicity in Dogs

Home Brew Increases Hops Toxicity in Dogs

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, as well as the increased trend in home brewing, you may find that if your pets consume any of the libations that that festive holiday is renowned for, they could potentially need more than just the “luck of the Irish.”

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Happy Hazardous Holidays

Happy Hazardous Holidays

We all know the song “With a knick-knack paddywhack, give the dog a bone,” but according to my sources here at Pet Emergency Center giving the dog a bone might just lead a medical emergency.

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Dangers of Antifreeze

Dangers of Antifreeze

The great Oscar Wilde once wrote, “I can resist everything except temptation.” Now if it’s that hard for you humans to do, imagine how it must be for us furry, food motivated pets when we see a seemingly sweet and tasty snack, such as a puddle of antifreeze on the ground.

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Chocolate. A dog’s worst enemy.

Chocolate. A dog’s worst enemy.

With Halloween coming up, dogs will have a greater chance of ingesting chocolate and let’s not even talk about the epic meltdown your child will have if all that is left of their candy is wrappers!

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