Uncommonly Known Food Toxins

Does your pet counter surf and look for any type of food scrap?  Many of our favorites foods are toxic to cats and dogs.  Most people are aware about chocolate, grapes, raisins and many chemicals [...]

Bloat: What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know

Bloated may be how we all feel after a nice holiday meal, but Bloat in a dog is a very different. Bloat, otherwise known as gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), is a very serious condition that [...]

The Facts About Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a bacterial organism that affects dogs and people, with peak incidences occurring July through November, which coincides with some hunting seasons in Wisconsin.   There are many [...]

Chocolate Toxicity in Pets

Chocolate can be very toxic to dogs and cats.  Chocolate is toxic to our pet friends because it contains a substance called theobromine. There are many factors that we have to take into [...]

Four-Legged First Aid Know How

Many can cope with emergencies that arise with people but are uncertain how to approach similar situations with their pets.  The details of treating specific emergency situations are beyond the [...]

Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

At this point, I’m sure we have all seen a meme similar to the one on the right: Well the sad truth is that marijuana can be very toxic to our pets.  The active ingredient in marijuana, [...]

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