Dog Poisoning & Toxins

No matter how much you train them, dogs are known to put mysterious things in their mouths. Protect your precious pooch and avoid a rush to the vet by better understanding toxins, symptoms of poisoning, and how to prevent future scares.

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Poison Hemlock Is Sprouting Rapidly Across the Country—Here's How to Protect Your Pets
Poison hemlock has sprouted up in almost every state this year. What do you do if your pet comes in contact with it?
Yikes! My Dog Accidentally Ate Weed. What Should I Do Now?
Dogs don’t get high. They get sick. Take care of your pup by educating yourself and stashing your stash.
Toxic Blue-Green Algae Can Be Fatal To Dogs. Here's How to Avoid It
An 8-year-old dog in Florida recently died after ingesting some of the algae. Here's how to identify (and avoid) it in the lakes and ponds near your home.
Here's What To Do if Your Dog Gets Bitten by a Snake
Dogs are curious animals, but snakes are not typically friends that your pooch should wander up to. But if they do, knowing how to act quickly can be a lifesaver (literally).
Can Dogs Get Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac?
A chance encounter with one of these plants during a walk through the woods may leave your dog feeling itchy or sick.
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Can You Give Dogs Ibuprofen?
While every pet parents wants to help their fur baby when they're in pain, think twice before you turn to your medicine cabinet!
Can You Give a Dog Tylenol?
While it can be tempting to reach for over-the-counter medications like Tylenol when your dog is in pain, an accidental overdose isn’t a risk worth taking.

Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Don't panic about poinsettias in your home this winter, but consider whether you can keep it out of reach of your curious pet before buying one.