Pet Poison Prevention Month

March is Pet Poison Prevention Month. Learn more about how to keep your pets safe from potential poisons.
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Pet Poison Prevention Toxic Foods and Products for Dogs

March is Pet Poison Prevention Month, here's what you should know about preventing accidental poisoning

Pets can be accidentally harmed by things that are normally safe for humans. Curious by nature, especially when young, dogs often find themselves in precarious situations due to their exploratory tendencies. Preventing mishaps is crucial to safeguarding your beloved pet.

Especially if you are a new dog owner, take the time to freshen up on how to avoid accidental pet poisoning.

Read our full article on harmful poisons that may be in your home or yard, for a helpful rundown of potential hazards like: toxic foods, plants, pest control, backyard maintenance supplies, chemicals and household cleaners and human medications and supplements. As well as how to recognize some symptoms of poisoning. For more complete information, consult with your veterinary professional.

If you suspect your dog has ingested a harmful substance, contact your veterinarian or local animal hospital immediately. Provide as much information as possible, including item packaging, a plant sample, or a photo of the ingested item, to assist in determining the best course of treatment for your pet.

 

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