ALL you need to know about Ticks and Lyme Disease! - June 27, 2013
For people and dog owners, cat owners can relax they rarely get it, as always cats are pulling some tricks, we still don't understand :-).
Tea Tree Oil CAREFULL
Popular for use in people and animals for it's antimicrobial value and possible anti-fungal activity. It can also alleviate allergy related edema. BUT BE CAREFUL! It can be toxic for dogs and cats when applied in large amounts or if ingested by licking it off. Also, it should NOT be used on burns. Ingestion of it can also cause seizures.
Foods, Insecticides Most Common Inadvertent Canine Poisons in 2011
There are many items in our home that are harmless to humans, but poisonous to our pets. We must ensure that these items are kept away from our pets just
as we would keep harmful items away from our children and grandchildren. Something as simple as a houseplant or a piece of chocolate candy can cause severe
problems for our pets. The most common poisoning occurs with dogs.
The Pet Poison Hotline has released a list of the top 10 most common dog emergencies in 2011, providing insight into the poisons dogs most frequently
ingest. The items, in order of frequency, include:
✔Foods (chocolate, xylitol, grapes and raisins)
✔Insecticides (sprays, bait stations and spot-on flea and tick treatments)
✔Mouse and rat poison
✔Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory human drugs (ibuprofen and naproxen)
✔Household cleaners (sprays, detergents and polishes)
✔Human antidepressant drugs (Prozac, Paxil, Celexa and Effexor)
✔Fertilizers (bone meal, blood meal and iron-based products)
✔Amphetamine human drugs (Adderall and Concerta)
✔Veterinary pain relievers (COX-2 inhibitors like Rimadyl, Deramaxx and Previcox)
Halloween is around the corner: watch out and keep your pets safe!!! Happy Halloween!
Pet Poison Helpline Warns Pet Owners about Halloween Dangers:
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