Xylitol is extremely toxic to dogs and should be kept away from them at all times. Eating even a small amount can can result in life-threatening hypoglycemia.
Some of the more frequent emergencies that present to our Critical Care and Emergency services are dogs and cats that have ingested things they shouldn’t have. But should you induce vomiting?
EPA regulations have led to a change in the active ingredient in many rodenticides. Be sure to keep the packaging if you use these products, as it lists the active ingredient, and bring it or any identifying material with you if you have to go to the ER.
Determining that your pet has ingested something poisonous, and how much, is not so simple as finding an empty bottle marked "poison".
If you suspect your cat may have ingested any part of a lily, it is imperative that you take it to a veterinarian immediately for emergency care, and tell the vet of your suspicions. If caught in time, the problems can be arrested and renal function restored; if not, permanent kidney damage can result and death becomes likely.
Is it possible that unbeknownst to you, you have a few indoor plants that may be toxic to your pet? I did! What about common outdoor plants? This post provides information and resources to find out which plants are safe for your pet!
Did you know your holiday décor could pose threats to your pet’s health and well-being? Here are some things to be aware of when making your home festive.
Halloween begins a string of holidays that feature a variety of sweets. Keep your pet healthy and safe and away from chocolate and other sweets
Every Halloween (and on several other holidays, for that matter) we see pets show up at the Ann Arbor Animal Hospital who are sick from ingesting candy, so we thought we would post some information that may help you let kids know about the effects of candy and other sweets and their potential to harm your pet...
As the colder weather and temperatures return, the native rodents consider moving into our homes, and we consider the various ways to deal with them. But before you use a rodenticide, consider the other animals it may affect.