Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Fall Safety Tips for Pets!


September 26, 2011

It’s hard to believe, but autumn is already here. The new season brings beautiful foliage, warm apple pie and, of course, a chance for humans and dogs alike to sport their favorite chilly-weather apparel. But fall also brings a bushel of dangers for our furry companions. Here’s what to keep away from your pets this season:

Watch those apples!
While the flesh of ripe apples doesn’t pose a problem for pets, apple stems, leaves and seeds can cause vomiting, diarrhea, a lack of oxygen in the blood, decreased heart rate, respiratory congestion, seizures, coma—and, if large amounts are ingested, even death.

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