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Archive for March 2015

Keep Your Pets in Broken Arrow Away From Human Medications

Keep Your Pets in Broken Arrow Away From Human Medications

As dedicated pet owners, we all want what’s best for our pets. We make sure that they are properly groomed, well fed and loved. That is why whenever a pet family member becomes sick or injured, we want to make them feel better the soonest time possible, even if it means giving those medications straight from your home medicine cabinet. But did you know that giving pets human medications is not s...

Cats and Lillies a Toxic Combination

Cats and Lillies a Toxic Combination

This may come as a surprise to you: there are many flowers and plants that are potentially toxic to our pets. There are those who are aware of the toxicity of certain plants as, for instance, during the month of December, emergency pet hospitals often receive calls from worried pet owners because their pet has been nibbling on poinsettia leaves. It is a good thing that these owners know that there...

Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants to Pets in Broken Arrow

Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants to Pets in Broken Arrow

Did you know that Pet Poison Hotlines receives dozens of phone calls from pet owners reporting about their pet eating a lily or some poisonous plants? There are thousands of plant and flower species in the world, and a small percentage of them are truly dangerous to your pet. Knowing which of these plants are potentially fatal to your pets in Broken Arrow can be beneficial in the long run. Poiso...

Pet Safety Tips for National Poison Prevention Week

Pet Safety Tips for National Poison Prevention Week

On March 15 to 21 this year, the National Poison Prevention Week will be celebrated across the nation. This prevention isn’t just only for us humans but for our beloved pets as well. In fact, did you know that according to ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, there are over 160,000 calls each year about pets being poisoned by toxic materials? You might be surprise to know that some of these t...

It’s Time to Spay and Neuter Our Pets

It’s Time to Spay and Neuter Our Pets

In every neighborhood, in every state, there are homeless animals. In the U.S., there are an estimated 6-8 million homeless animals going into animal shelters every  year. Hardly half of these animals are adopted. Tragically, the rest are euthanized. These are healthy, sweet pets who would have made great companions. If you have a dog or cat that needs spayed or neutered now is a good time to get...

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