ARTICLES & TIPS
The following information has been reposted with permission from the ASPCA along with useful articles and tips from trainer Jacqueline who has degrees in Exotic Animal Training, Animal Behavior Management, Wildlife Education and Sociology .
There are many items in your home that can cause your pet, both dogs and cats, serious illness and even death. Those items are listed below in Plants known to be harmful to pets. If you think your animal has been poisoned, call the ASPCA Poison Control Center immediately at (888) 426 – 4435
Balconies – Tall balconies without safety railings may lead to a dangerous fall.
Bath tubs or sinks – When filled with water, a bath tub or a sink can cause a small pet to drown.
Doors and windows – Open doors and windows commonly lead to dogs and cats running across busy roads.
Electrical cords – Can cause electrocution if plugged into an outlet
Fireplace – Flames can result in serious burns to your pet and ashes can cause illness if ingested.
Toilets – Toilet water is not healthy for pets to drink; always remember to close the lid.
Washer and dryer – Your dog or can can easily crawl into a washer or dryer without you knowing, so be sure to close the doors to these appliances when you are not…
18 Objects that can cause puncture wounds, choking or internal organ damage to your pet Balls (specifically balls that are small or have a smooth outer coating) Batteries Bread twist ties Buttons Coins Cotton swabs Glass Hair pins and hair ties Jewelry Nylons (pantyhose) Paper clips Plastic wrap Socks Rubber bands Sharp objects (knives, razors, scissors, nails, needles, etc.) String/yarn/dental floss Towels...read more
also Moldy/spoiled foods , Salt, Fatty foods & Tea leaves should be avoided as...read more