Six Household Products That are Not Dog Safe

Many dog owners keep cleaners in their homes that are not exactly pet safe out of habit or ignorance of the bad effects they have on the household. Cleaning products with ingredients such as bleach, ammonia, chlorine, gycol ethers or formaldehyde can cause many problems in adults and children, but young children and pets are particularly at risk for things such as cancer, anemia, liver and kidney damage. Many toxic cleaners are also carcinogenic.

Several

Create A Pet Poison First Aid Kit

If you own a pet, make sure you have a Pet Poison First Aid Kit at home. We recommend the following items be kept on hand in case of various emergencies:

Pet Poison First Aid Kit contents:

Hydrogen peroxide 3% (within the expiration date)
An oral dosing syringe or turkey baster (for administering hydrogen peroxide)
Teaspoon/tablespoon set (to calculate the appropriate amount of hydrogen peroxide to give)
Liquid hand dish washing detergent (i.e., Dawn, Palmolive)
Rubber gloves
Triple antibiotic ointment (with

How To Read Barcodes

HOW TO READ BAR CODES… (everyone must know)

ALWAYS READ THE LABELS ON THE FOODS YOU BUY–NO MATTER WHAT THE FRONT OF THE BOX OR PACKAGE SAYS, TURN IT OVER AND READ THE BACK CAREFULLY!

Nutrisource Small/Medium Breed Puppy Food Barcode[/caption]With all the food and pet products now coming from China, it is best to make sure you read label at the supermarket and especially when buying food products. Many products no longer show where they

September 29th, 2013|Toxins and Dangers|0 Comments

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Backyard Dangers!

Have you considered that your dog’s life may be in danger just from him hanging out in your backyard? Regardless if the area is fenced in and seemingly safe from danger, you would be surprised at what may be hiding, ready to hurt or even kill your lovable canine companion. Your backyard may be a dog’s paradise, but the area can be fraught with danger, especially if you have a puppy that is young,

September 24th, 2013|Toxins and Dangers|0 Comments

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Toxic Plants For Bichon Frise

Here are some of the toxic plants you should keep away from your pets. If you suspect that your dog might have eaten any plant that might be toxic, contact his/her vet immediately. Many common house and garden plants can be toxic to animals if swallowed. The symptoms can be diarrhea, nausea, or skin allergies.

This list is limited and if you need further information about a particular plant , please contact your pet’s vet

September 24th, 2013|Toxins and Dangers|0 Comments

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What Foods Are Toxic To Bichon Frise

While you love your dear dog and want him to have the healthiest of diets, it’s important to know which foods to consume and which must be avoided at all costs. In fact, there are specific foods which are toxic to dogs. Whether its grapes or cabbage or extensive table scraps or bread dough be aware of the list below as toxic food for dogs … in other words, what not to feed!

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September 24th, 2013|Toxins and Dangers|0 Comments

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