Every year since 1961, the third week of March has been designated to recognize National Poison Prevention Week. Many of our everyday household items can be toxic to our pets even if they’re safe for us, so it’s best to understand the threat these substances pose to your pets.
To raise awareness for Poison Prevention Week from March 20-26, we’ve rounded up a few helpful tips and tricks so you know what to do in the event that your pooch consumes something potentially fatal.
Types of Pet Poisons
Some things that are poisonous to our beloved pets are obvious – pest control products, cleaning products and other chemicals. Other toxic substances may be more innocuous by our standards – grapes, plants and medication meant for humans.
Many of the items that our pets fall victim to are commonly found around the house, and are often easy for a dog to find. In general, you should consider securing these items the same way you would with a toddler – especially since this particular “toddler” has excellent chewing capabilities. Anything that could be considered dangerous should be … Read Entire Post