Protecting your pets from the heat & summer tips
These simple tips will ensure a healthy summer for local pets:
For more information on the importance of flea, tick, heartworm prevention click the links below.
VECTOR BORNE DISEASES: http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/diseases-near-you
Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitos
(Prevention Available through our Hospital)
Pet Care Tips
Traveling with Your Pet
ALWAYS check with the state/country you are traveling to on the required paperwork needed prior to having your pet examined by a veterinarian for the Health Certificate.
If your pet may have eaten something poisonous immediately take them to your veterinarian or an emergency hospital. If you need a consult contact the pet poison hotline at 1-855-764-7661.
(Available 24/7. $49 per incident fee applies. Price subject to change.)
Shield Stone Pet Hospital
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For more information on traveling tips click the link belowhttps://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Traveling-with-Your-Pet
Click the link the read more about why these foods are poisonous:
TOP 10 DOG POISONS:
Mouse and Rat Poisons (rodenticides)
Vitamins and Minerals (e.g., Vitamin D3, iron, etc.)
NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)
Cardiac Medications (e.g., calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers, etc.)
Cold and Allergy Medications (e.g., pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine, etc.)
Antidepressants (e.g., selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)
Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol)
TOP 10 CAT POISONS:
Topical spot-on insecticides
Insoluble Oxalate Plants (e.g., Dieffenbachia, Philodendron, etc.)
Human and Veterinary NSAIDs
Cold and Flu Medication (e.g., Tylenol)
Mouse and Rat Poison
FEEDING PEOPLE FOOD TO YOUR PET IS NOT ALWAYS SAFE.
HERE ARE A FEW THAT WILL HARM YOUR PET:
Chocolate, coffee, caffeine, alcohol, avocado, macadamia nuts, grapes & raisins, yeast dough, raw/undercooked meat, eggs & bones, xylitol (sweetner in many products such as gum or candy), onions, garlic, chives, milk, salt.