Keep Your Pets Safe!

To keep our pets safe and healthy in our homes we provide food, shelter, and love.  But there are many household hazards that could potentially harm our lovable friends.

Here is a list of a few common household items that all pet owners should be aware of in order to avoid any medical emergencies.  Just because they like it doesn't mean it's good for them. Be sure to store all medicines and chemical or poisonous products where your pets can't get to them.

If you think your pet has been exposed to a poisonous substance, you can call your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 (a consult fee may apply).

 HARMFUL FOODS

avocados gum/candy 
alcohol, all types macadamia nuts
chocolate, all types moldy/spoiled food
coffee, all forms raw yeast dough
fatty foods salt 
garlic tea leaves
grapes/raisins xylitol (sugar substitute)

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  HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

acetaminophen (Tylenol) lead (pencils, paint) 
anti-cancer drugs lighter fluid
antidepressants lime/scale remover
bleach products liquid potpourri
cold/flu medications mothballs
detergents/soaps NSAIDS (aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.)
diet pills oven cleaner sprays
disinfectants rat/mouse bait
drain cleaners slug/snail bait
fabric softener solvents (paint thinner, etc.)
flea/tick products tobacco products
home insect products vitamins


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