Archive for March, 2021

Keeping fido out of the fridge

March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month! There are several toxic chemicals, cleaning agents and insecticides that are obviously harmful to our furry friends. But some poisons can be found even in the most common foods in your kitchen. While delicious to us, some foods that may be considered good for people can be very dangerous for our pets. We listed a few of the most toxic, and most common, foods owners should keep out of their pet’s reach below. Garlic and onions Garlic and onions can be used to add flavor to almost any meal. As delicious, versatile and seemingly harmless as these veggies seem, each contains thiosulfate, which can cause anemia, gastrointestinal distress, abdominal pain, depression and dehydration in pets.  Pits and seeds Humans need a healthy amount of fruit in their diet to prevent scurvy! But, animals must walk a fine line on this one. The pits of most fruits – apricots, peaches, cherries, apples and plums – have something called cyanogenic glycosides inside them, which is a form of cyanide. Not only that, but grapes, raisins and... Read More

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