Posts Tagged ‘Pet Toxins’

Like Oil and Water: Do Essential Oils and Pets Mix?

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not classify essential oils as medicine, but they are perceived by many to have healing qualities. Indeed, they are hyped to “treat” all types of physical and mental afflictions in people, but the impact they have on pets is definitely not as positive.

Even if they are simply used as air fresheners, the combination of essential oils and pets may be problematic.

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Pet Toxins: Awareness and Safety Tips

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Ah, spring…with its flowers, warm weather, and lush lawns and gardens, what’s not to love? It’s the perfect season for getting out with your pet companion and spending some quality time grilling on the deck or simply relaxing under the sun.

Springtime, however, brings some common pet toxins and poisonous plants that present risks to your four-legged pal. To make this colorful season one that’s enjoyable for all, Berkeley Veterinary Center wants you to know about some of the plants and substances that should be avoided.
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