When it is time for spring cleaning, you often stow away your winter decor, perhaps dig out your Easter or springtime decorations, and transform your home for the season. If you have a cat or dog in the house, you might want to steer clear of seasonal items that might pose potential threats to your pet’s health. Prevent a trip to the emergency vet by pet-proofing your spring-spiffy house.
Goals Aren’t Just for People
By Jessica Vogelsang, DVM
Article Provided By PetMD
The start of a new year can signal a fresh start for pets needing a change in their routine. For example, with over 50 percent of pets in the U.S. classified as overweight, there’s no better time for owners to commit to a new diet and exercise regimen for their pets. Need more ideas? Here are ten resolutions to make this year your pet’s healthiest year yet!
As you prepare for the holidays, it’s easy to forget about the small things that can cause a real danger to dogs and cats.
By taking a little time to ensure your home is ready for a pet-friendly holiday, you can evade possible tragedy or large vet bills. Here are 8 tips:
Strychnine is included in some outdoor baits marketed for underground gopher control. It is usually dyed with a purple, red, or green color. It is highly toxic to most domestic animals and is thus considered a restricted-use pesticide. Its sale is even forbidden in several states. Dogs and cats become affected when they consume the baits.