Xylitol Poisoning in Pets: Know the Facts

Xylitol Poisoning in Pets: Know the Facts

 By Dr. Pippa Elliott, BVMS, MRCVS These days, animal poison control centers receive thousands of calls across North America about accidental xylitol poisoning in pets. Xylitol Is Dangerous to Dogs: The Killer in Your Kitchen Cabinet Back in the 19th century, when people wanted to get rid of a rat infestation they went to the chemist shop and right off the shelf bought arsenic or cyanide. […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Flea & Tick Preventatives

The Dos and Don’ts of Flea & Tick Preventatives

Post Provided By: https://www.petplace.com/ Stephanie Silberstang, DVM CVA Flea and tick preventatives are highly recommended in most parts of the United States and internationally for dogs and cats. Fleas can cause local itchiness, allergies, anemia, and can transport certain diseases, including tapeworms and the bubonic plague. Ticks are by far the scarier bug, as they can cause life-threatening diseases to dogs, including Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, […]

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