Can my pet eat that?

Can my pet eat that?

Everyone likes to share a snack with their four-legged friend from time to time. It's just too hard to deny those adorable puppy eyes! And sometimes, of course, our pets help themselves to a snack…and not all of those snacks are food. For those situations, it is helpful to be aware of some of the common food and even non-food items in our homes that may be toxic or harmful to our dog and cat companions.

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Urine Trouble

Have you ever gotten upset with your beloved kitty for urinating on your favorite rug? Nothing is more frustrating than finding an accident outside of the litter pan. There are times that these truly are “accidents” or (or what I like to call “on purposes”), but these accidents can also be a sign of a medical condition and can even lead to life-threatening health concerns in our feline friends.

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Warmer Weather & Health Concerns for Your Pet

As the weather gets warmer, there is nothing nicer than spending some outdoor time with our canine companions. Long days snuggled under the blankets are replaced by strolls in the sun and romps in the park. As crazy as it may seem, at this time of year veterinary emergency rooms tend to see an influx of cases of dogs that have gotten sick or injured after embarking on just such an adventure. Now, there is no need to fear and certainly no reason to keep Fido tucked away inside. However, there are some things to be aware of and tips you can follow to help keep your furry friends safe as they enjoy their fun in the sun!

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