Foods to Avoid, and Others Pets Love

To help celebrate Responsible Pet Owners Month, our experts have compiled a list of toxic foods for pets, along with a list of foods our pets often enjoy. Have questions? We encourage you to speak with your family veterinarian. Foods to avoid While not an exhaustive list, below are some of the most common foods that can be toxic to your pets. Alcohol can be poisonous to pets & in some cases, can lead to…

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How to Keep Your Pet Safe This Valentine’s Day

Each year around Valentine’s Day, we provide Emergency care to cats and dogs who have eaten flowers or candy that were gifts for their owners. Below are some of the more common Valentine’s Day pet hazards and tips on how to keep your pet safe. A Valentine’s Day favorite, chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine that is highly toxic to dogs. The darker the chocolate, the greater the concentration of theobromine. Ingesting even small amounts…

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Cold Weather Pet Safety

Help ensure your pets stay happy and healthy this winter by keeping these five cold weather pet safety tips from our Emergency Medicine team in mind. Limit Exposure to Freezing Temperatures: If it is too cold for you to be outside, it is likely too cold for your pet. Be mindful of the amount of time your pet spends outside. Even short-term exposure to freezing temperatures can lead to frostbite and hypothermia .

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