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5 Most Common Easter Toxins

Easter Safety for Pets

1) Chocolate: Easter is typically the top day for chocolate intoxication calls to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, topping Christmas, Valentine’s Day and even Halloween. Why? Pets often find candy hidden around the house and yard or Easter baskets left unattended.Solution: Make sure all candy is out of reach of pets at all times.

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Heartworms – Prevention is the Key!


One of the most devastating diseases your cat or dog can get is heartworms. As these parasites invade your pet’s heart and lungs, they lead to fatigue, respiratory problems, and if left untreated, death. That’s why it’s crucial to learn about heartworms, their affects, their treatment, and most importantly, their prevention.

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Does Your Dog Have Bad Breath? February is National Pet Dental Health Month


February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Dental health is a huge part of your pet’s overall health. Dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems, which is why annual dental exams are so important for your pet.

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Take Care of Your Pets in Winter

pets in winter

The general rule of thumb when it comes to the effects of cold weather on pets is: if you’re cold, they’re cold. However, a lot goes into determining what measures you should take to protect your pets from wintry conditions, such as breed, weight, and coat thickness.

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Did you know some of your Christmas decorations and plants can be harmful to your pets?

Pets and Christmas Safety

As beautiful as poinsettas are, some cats find them irristable. Though they are not extremely "poisonous", as most people think, they can cause drooling and sometimes mild vomiting and diarrhea. Mistletoe and holly are actually more toxic. If eaten in large amounts, severe vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, heart problems, strange behavior and loss of appetite can result. My own cats love to chew on any plant they can, so I keep all plants in a room they are not allowed in or store them out of reach. If you know your pet has ingested any of these plants and is showing symptoms medical help will be needed.

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