Throughout spring and early summer, the emergency and urgent care service sees on average two to four cases per week of puppies with parvovirus, a virus that can be easily avoided by regularly vaccinating your dog.
This information will help you avoid potential dangers – and will help you respond if your pet does get into something poisonous.
The very ingredients of summertime fun for people often cause anxiety, fear and illness in pets. It’s important for owners to understand summertime hazards for pets and to take steps that will help keep companion animals safe, healthy and happy.
We humans know to call 9-1-1 or visit an emergency room when faced with serious injury or illness – but what do we do when a pet needs emergency veterinary care?
Accidental poisoning is among the most common problems we see in emergency veterinary medicine, so it’s a good idea for pet owners to understand sources of toxicity, to take preventative steps, and to have a plan for response in case of ingestion.