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Human Medication Prevention for your Pets

Over-the-counter medications were the number one cause for animal poison cases in 2015.  We had more than 28,500 reported cases that year.  In this podcast, we’ll talk about human medication and the dangers they can pose to your pets if ingested. 

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Pets and Poinsettia Myths

Yes, poinsettias are one of the most commonly seen plants during this time of year.  However, the plant can get a bad rep from old rumors that seem to never go away.  Let’s take a deeper look at the poinsettia plant to determine whether or not this is something we really need to be concerned about. 

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

In today’s podcast we will be talking about the dangers the Thanksgiving holiday can pose to your pets and how to keep them safe during the holidays. 

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Misconceptions about Chocolate and Pets

Most people know that chocolate is bad for their pets, but what does that mean?  What would happen if your pet ate a bar of chocolate when you weren't looking? Would your pet get sick?  Do you need to take them to the vet?   In this podcast, we’ll talk about misconceptions about chocolate and pets. 

 

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Backyard Chickens - Part 2

This podcast is the second in a two part series on backyard chickens.  As previously mentioned, the rise in popularity of organic “farm to table” eating, has certainly influenced the rise in the number of backyard chickens. 

In today’s segment, we will review some plants that are harmful to chickens, as well as discuss heavy metal toxicities, such as lead poisoning.  Preventing access to these toxins will also help to protect families that consume the eggs or meat.

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Backyard Chickens - Part 1

The rise in popularity of organic “farm to table” eating, has certainly influenced the rise in the number of backyard chickens.  And backyard chickens provide an array of benefits to their caretakers.   

In this podcast, we discuss potential toxins for backyard chickens.  In part one, we focus on foods to avoid feeding and risks with rodenticides.
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Back To School Pet Safety Tips

Back to school can be a fun, exciting, but a stressful time in households,especially for our furry children.  In this podcast we will talk about back to school safety tips and changes your pets faces as the kids head back to school. 

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Summer Pet Toxins

Summertime is in full swing.  In this podcast, learn about summer pet poisons, the potential dangers they can pose to your pets, and how to prevent a potential poisoning from occurring.  Enjoy a safe and pet friendly summer!

 

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Pet Poisons - Human Medication Prevention

In today’s podcast we will talk about human medication prevention tips and how you can keep your pet safe from poisonous situations. Here are a few ideas on how to minimize the possibility of accidentally exposing your pet to any medications and experiencing a pet poisoning situation. 

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Poison Prevention Tips for Pets

Most poisonings can be prevented if you know what to look for.  Here are some very important poison prevention tips and ways you can keep your pet safe from poisonous situations.  

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