This article reviews different types of toxins and how it can potentially affect your pets. If you believe your pet has ingested a toxin, please reach out to your veterinarian as soon as possible or contact ASPCA Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435. Possible side effects due to toxin ingestion are listed below. It may take
Feeding your dog or cat ‘people food’ is a common practice among pet owners. Sometimes it’s just too hard to deny feeding them when they look at you with loving eyes while you are eating! Unfortunately, you may be endangering the health of your beloved pet by engaging in this seemingly harmless activity as your
Animal obesity is an easily preventable, yet all too common, health concern seen in pets everywhere. It’s a frustrating and dangerous condition that can affect pets of all kinds. What’s worse, it’s often caused by pet owners who are equating overfeeding with love and are unknowingly contributing to their pet’s weight gain without even realizing
When it is that time again to go to the doctor for an annual check-up or medication refill, we drag our feet and may procrastinate slightly. The topics come up: do you smoke? Are you getting enough sleep? How often are you exercising? And finally: Are you getting enough nutrition in your diet? This question
As we enter the summer months during a very strange and scary time in our world, we must consider potential hazards for our pets. Due to the current health crisis, specifically COVID-19, business, group social outings, and community/live events are postponed or forbidden. We are spending more time at home, whether we are getting around
Many people suffer from allergies, whether they have a food allergy, seasonal allergies, or a pet allergy. Proteins found in your pet’s urine and dander can cause a reaction for some people, which can lead to various signs and symptoms. Sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and visible rash/hives are a few common signs and symptoms.