Bulbs, Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes: What Potential Toxins Are Lurking Below the Soil?

BY DR. TINA WISMER DVM, DABVT, DABT | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Springtime flowers are beautiful, but some are potentially dangerous to our pets. The “bulb” plants can be toxic. Botanically speaking, flower bulbs come in many forms: true bulbs, corms, tubers, tuberous roots and rhizomes. With some bulb plants, only the part below . . . → Read More: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes: What Potential Toxins Are Lurking Below the Soil?

Common Snail & Slug Killer Extremely Deadly to Pets

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Dogs explore the world with their noses and often, their mouths. In addition, most are indiscriminate eaters. This combination can lead to all sorts of challenges for dog parents — some funny, some gross, and unfortunately, some that are potentially deadly.

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10 Most Common Human Medication Dangers for Pets

Article Featured on AVMA

Anyone who takes medication prescribed for someone else puts themselves at risk of illness or even death – and this applies to your pets, too! Although there are many medications used in both animals and people, the effects, doses needed, and other things aren’t always the same.

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Opioid Overdoses in Pets: What Are the Risks?

By Carol McCarthy | Article Featured on PetMD

How’s this for a scary statistic? Every day, 91 Americans die of an opioid overdose. Also alarming, most pet parents may not know that the widespread availability of these morphine-like painkillers, whether by prescription or illegal purchase, can put animals at risk.

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