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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Thanksgiving Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Cat and Dog Safe

Thanksgiving Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Cat and Dog Safe  Happy Thanksgiving! There are common problems associated with the Thanksgiving holiday that can harm dogs and cats and we would like to prevent these problems in your pet. Below are tips to keep your pet safe. Prevent access to counter tops – sometimes dogs (and…

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