March is National Poison Prevention Week, so our VETMED Team wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of the potential dangers to your pets that could be lurking in your home… is your home safe?

Top Toxic Plants

Common household plants such as Chrysanthemums, Daffodils, Lilies, and Tulips can pose severe harm to your pets. Take a look at this article to review the top toxic plants for dogs >

Common Household Dangers

From electrical cords and candles, to over-the-counter cough, cold and allergy medications and Glucosamine joint supplements, our homes are filled with potential hazards to our beloved pets, and we may be putting them at risk without even realizing it. Check out this list of common household items to be aware of around your pet >

Chocolate Toxicity

One of the most common foods around the house recognized for posing a danger to dogs is chocolate, but a reminder never hurts, especially with any leftover Valentine’s Day candy that may be laying around. Read about chocolate toxicity and the severity of several common chocolate products >

If your dog or cat is exhibiting signs of distress, see your vet immediately. Call (602) 697-4694 to let us know you’re on your way, and VETMED’s 24/7 emergency care team will be ready to examine and treat your pet immediately.