Poison Prevention Week

March 25-29 is National Animal Poison Prevention Week. This week is meant to educate and bring awareness to pet owners and the hazards found in our homes or around our homes. Here are some things that are poisonous to your pet:
In the Kitchen
  • Chocolate – especially dark chocolate, coffee, caffeine
  • Raisons and grapes
  • Yeast dough
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Raw or undercooked meat
  • Table salt
  • Garlic, onion and chives
  • Avocado
  • Citrus
In the Bathroom
  • Store your own medications separately from your pet’s medications to avoid any confusion
  • Always check the bottle before giving your pet any medication to verify it is the correct one, especially if you have multiple pets
  • All human medications should be deemed unsafe for your pet, unless otherwise advised by your veterinarian
Living Room
  • Household plants are a popular topic when it comes to poison prevention for our pets
  • Some household plants can be toxic and even potentially fatal to your petsPoison prevention week
  • Do your research to be sure that they aren’t poisonous to your pet
Around the House 
  • Bleach
  • Carpet fresheners/shampoos
  • Essential oils
  • Fabric softener sheets
  • Vinegar and water
  • Grout
  • Febreze
For more information and more items that could be poisonous around your house you can go here .
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