Slip on your cozy fleece; brew up some pumpkin flavored whatever and/or a bowl of hearty soup/stew and savor these resources and recommendations for the Fall season (if you dare!): First, some helpful info: Halloween: Scary for Kids, Even Scarier for Pets Halloween: Hocus Pocus vs. Potential Horrors Halloween Safety (pamphlet: English and Spanish) My … more
Halloween is a real treat for humans, but not so much for our pets. Did you know that chocolate is toxic to all mammals, but only dogs will eat a potentially fatal amount? The darker the chocolate, the worse it is for a dog, since milk chocolate and white chocolate are diluted with other ingredients.
Although the Illinois Poison Center handles calls about human-related exposures only, we know many of our readers still need poison prevention tips for their furry, four- legged friends. Did you know there was an animal poison control center located right here in Illinois? Well this week the ASPCA Animal Poison Control offers some great tips to keep pets safe … more