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Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Can Dogs Eat Grapes? Grape and raisin toxicity in dogs is well documented. Although the exact substance that causes the toxic reaction is not yet known, dogs should not eat grapes and raisins because even small amounts can prove to be fatally toxic for a dog. Dogs of any age, breed, or gender may be affected. Grapes and raisins (dried grapes) are bad for dogs because one of the most serious compli...

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Many people take this day once a year to celebrate as a tribute to all their hard work over the past year. Many people will gather with friends and families and enjoy games, picnics, and BBQ’s outdoors. As always, our furry family members are included on these holidays! These are some quick Labor Day Pet Safety tips and things to avoid during this time of the year. The Backyard: Fire Up The Gri...

Winter Pet Safety Tips – Broken Arrow Veterinarians

Winter Pet Safety Tips – Broken Arrow Veterinarians

  Winter has finally arrived here in Broken Arrow and when the temperatures plunge, the components can be fairly dangerous for cats and dogs. It is necessary to practice winter pet safety.   Here are 9 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe and Warm this Winter 1. Keep Pets Indoors – The best prescription for winter’s troubles is to keep your pet dog or cat inside with you and your fam...

Got a New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

Got a New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

A new pet is more than how cute it looks like; it’s also another life that you need to be responsible of. These pets of yours get into trouble anytime, and — contrary to popular opinion — pets don’t always rationally know what can be potentially harmful to eat or drink. A pet’s safety is always crucial, but you’ll also want to take precautionary measures to safeguard ...

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun-filled event for families and their pets. Who doesn’t love a pet in a costume? Or those decorations and treats that are too pleasing to the eye? However, if safety precautions are not taken in consideration, Halloween could be a hazardous time for your four-legged companions. Broken Arrow veterinarians advised every pet owners to take extra precautionary measures before, d...

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...

Dog Park Safety Tips

Dog Park Safety Tips

Little dogs in the park | Stock Photo © Alis Leonte #11110118 Dog Parks can be a great place to enjoy the outdoors with your pets, but they do present hazards as well that should be avoided. It helps if you are prepared. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) recently released a list of the most common claims they see related to dog park injuries including: Sprains and Soft Tissue Injuries Laceratio...

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