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Pet Poison Prevention

Mar 12

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Pet Poison Prevention
Next week is Pet Poison Prevention Week.  The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) will unite with the nation’s 55 poison centers to celebrate the 55th Annual National Pet Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 19-25, 2017, a week dedicated to raising awareness about poisoning in the U.S. and highlighting specific ways to prevent it. […]
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Dogs and Chocolate

Feb 12

Categories: Blog, Pet safety

Dogs and Chocolate
Theobromine is the ingredient in chocolate that is toxic to dogs. Baking chocolate contains the highest concentration of theobromine. If your dog has accidentally eaten chocolate, look for the following symptoms: increased heart rate, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle tremors or seizures, and death. (DEATH?!…yes, dogs and chocolate can lead to death). Why Do Dogs And Chocolate […]
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Winter Safety for Dogs

Dec 18

Categories: Blog, Pet safety

The AVMA shared some very helpful safety tips for walking dogs in the winter.  There is one important suggestion that they make about knowing your dog’s limits in the cold and we wanted to pass it onto you. Just like people, pets’ cold tolerance can vary from pet to pet based on their coat, body […]
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Thanksgiving Pet Safety from the AVMA

Nov 08

Categories: Blog, Pet safety

Our friends at the AVMA shared these great tips about precautions for your pets during your Thanksgiving parties, If you’re hosting a party or overnight visitors, plan ahead to keep your pets safe and make the experience less stressful for everyone. Visitors can upset your pets. Some pets are shy or excitable around new people or […]
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Pet Halloween Safety

Oct 26

Categories: Blog, Pet safety

Pet Halloween Safety
Enjoy Halloween Please be aware that there a multitude of safety issues to consider. Every year there is a great deal made about the dangers to small kids, dogs, and cats. We list our six favorite pet halloween safety tips. Given to us by our Vets at the Marlboro Animal Hospital: Don’t feed your pets […]
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