9 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe this Holiday Season

By December 19, 2017 0 Comments

It is important to be aware of the some of the seasonal hazards that can pose dangers for your pet. There is so much going on during this season and these things impact different pets in different ways. Some are not bothered by much of anything while others become stressed or expose themselves to dangers….

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My Pet Drank Christmas Tree Water. Is That Harmful?

Keep pets away from Christmas tree water! The water can be stagnant or contain bacteria. Trees can leak sap and the water can contain fertilizers that leak from the tree to the water. Christmas trees are fertilized to make them grow faster. They also are sprayed to keep the pests and blight off them with…

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My Dog or Cat Drank Antifreeze. What Should I Do?

Ethylene glycol toxicosis is a type of poisoning that occurs after ingestion of antifreeze or other fluids containing the ingredient ethylene glycol. Ethylene glycol itself is not toxic, but it is metabolized in the animal’s body to several extremely toxic chemicals that are responsible for its lethal effects. Ethylene glycol poisoning results in nervous system…

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Can You Give Kittens or Cat Milk to Drink?

By December 1, 2017 0 Comments

Cats love milk but it is good for them? Here’s the answer. Cat’s don’t need milk and many don’t digest it properly and it can give them diarrhea. There is not enough nutrients in regular cows milk to give cats and kittens what they need for proper growth. Many kind-hearted people find themselves in this…

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Why is My Dog has Been “Scooting” his Behind on My Carpet?

By November 29, 2017 0 Comments

Scooting refers to the act of rubbing or dragging the anal area or perineum (the area between the anus and genitals) on the ground.  This is a common symptom in dogs. Typically, the hind legs are extended in front of the animal as the pet drags herself forward. Dogs scoot much more commonly than cats….

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