Pet Poison Helpline

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Pet Poison Helpline

 •  December 10, 2016

Pet Poison Helpline is excited to announce a new partnership with Link AKC, creators of a premier, smart collar for your dog. Features of this collar include the ability to track a lost dog with GPS, monitor activity, log vet records, receive ambient temperature alerts, and much more all from your cell phone. In addition, with the purchase of...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  November 18, 2016

By Sharon Billings, CVT
Senior Veterinary Information Specialist When I’m in a social gathering and folks learn I’m a veterinary technician the topic often turns to pet food and nutrition. People have lots of questions and that’s understandable! Just glance down the aisles of any pet store and you’ll see a mind-boggling variety of pet food...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  June 23, 2016

Pet Poison Helpline has partnered with VitusVet, a mobile app solutions provider, to give pet owners and veterinary professionals access to potentially lifesaving information from an app on their mobile phones. Pet Poison Helpline has managed over one million cases since its inception over 12 years ago, and provides treatment advice for poisoning...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  June 10, 2016

Holly Hommerding, DVM
Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Summer brings with it copious amounts of sunshine and warm weather, and with it, follows the aching need to break our cabin fever and explore the great outdoors. As gardening and yard work efforts increase, so do the inadvertent exposures of our pets to the various tools of the...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  January 19, 2016

By Jaime Shriver, DVM
Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet insurance is becoming much more common place these days and it is incredibly positive for the veterinary profession and the health of our pets. So much of the stress in making medical decisions for pet owners unfortunately comes down to a difficult decision – can we afford it?...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  October 29, 2015

Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) has seen a 330% increase in the number of accidental marijuana ingestions in pets over the past five years which means that, undoubtedly, veterinary professionals will be seeing more marijuana ingestions too. Due to increased availability for both medical and recreational marijuana, as well as the novel forms such as...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  September 21, 2015

By Cassie Panning, CVT
Veterinary Information Specialist Have you ever noticed that, just like some people, our pets tend to gain weight over the winter too? Seasonal weight gain in pets is something that happens to many of our domesticated animals in the fall and winter. So what causes our pets to gain weight over the winter? Well, it is ...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  September 16, 2015

By Sharon Billings, CVT
Associate Veterinary Information Specialist So, you and your beloved four-legged family member are on your way to the veterinary clinic for a routine check-up and you have the requested fecal, or stool, sample along for the ride. You’ve collected a sample and triple-bagged it; you’re glad your part of the task is over but ...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  September 3, 2015

A few tips on keeping your pet safe around the BBQ By Candi Amundson, CVT
Veterinary Information Specialist Many people take this day once a year to celebrate as a tribute to all their hard work over the past year. Many people with gather with friends and families and enjoy games, picnics, and BBQ’s outdoors. As always, our furry family members ...

Pet Poison Helpline

 •  August 3, 2015

If you are reading this post, you are probably an animal fan! Perhaps you’ve discovered, as I have, that sharing your life and home with a four-legged family member brings a wealth of joy and enrichment to everyone involved. And maybe you’ve thought it would be nice to find ways to spread that joy around a little. Well, search no more! In this ...