Tips for Pet Owners

Protect Your Pets from Household Hazards

 

Foods

Many foods can be dangerous and potentially deadly for cats and dogs. Keep these food items out of your pet’s reach:

Alcohol
Avocado
Chewing Gum, Candy & Breath Fresheners
Coffee Grounds
Chocolate
Fatty Foods
Garlic
Grapes
Macadamia Nuts
Onions
Salt
Tea
Yeast Dough

Medications

Many human medications can make your pets sick.  Never give your pets any medication that is not prescribed by a veterinarian.  Be sure to keep your medicine cabinet locked and these medications out of the reach of your pets.

Aspirin
Ibuprofen
Naproxen
Acetaminophen
Cold medicines
Diet pills
Antihistamines
Antidepressants
Vitamins
Prescription drugs

For a comprehensive list of additional household hazards, visit the American Veterinary Medical Association website.
(Source: AVMA.org)

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