Remember these 7 easy pet safety tips for Christmas
- Plants can be poisonous to animals. Some examples are Holly, Mistletoe, Poinsettas and Hibiscus.
- Exposed wiring can electrocute a curious animal who likes to chew.
- Chocolate can be highly toxic.
- Tinsel can cause intestinal obstructions and blockage if swallowed.
- Sweet, fatty, or spicy foods should be kept away from your pets.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 505-869-2627.
November is Pet Diabetes Month! Diabetes mellitus is a disease that affects numerous people every year, but people may not realize that it is also common in animals like cats and dogs. The number of diabetic animals is surprisingly increasing. Click here to learn more about Pet diabetes.
As we prepare for the Halloween holiday, please keep in mind these pet safety tips.
October 11th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day! Just like us, dogs and cats need their weight monitored as well. Hill’s Science Diet Metabolic Diet is a great way to help your four legged friend lose weight and live a happy life!
August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Please make sure that your pets are up to date on all their vaccines! Please visit here to see what your four-legged friend needs yearly!
June is National Microchipping Month! When is the last time you checked to see if your animals microchip information was up to date?
March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month!
There are 6 dog toxins that as pet owners, we should beware of
- Human Medications like antidepressants, acetaminophen, and Advil
- Human Foods like chocolate, gum, candy, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts, and garlic
- Insecticides and Rodenticides like mouse/rat poison, sprays, granules, rose-care products
- Supplements/Vitamins like iron, Vitamin D
- Plants like Bird- of-Paradise, Iris, Morning Glory, Poinsettias
If you have any questions regarding this list, don’t hesitate to call and talk to our doctors. 505-869-2627
February is Dental Month! Dogs, cats, and horses need dental care just like you and me! Click here to learn more about how to take care of your pets teeth!
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