Vets Report Cases of Ingested Face Masks in Dogs

Veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University are advising pet owners to keep face masks out of reach of their dogs after seeing a rise in face mask ingestion cases. Dogs that swallow masks can experience life-threatening gastrointestinal obstructions. In one case, a young Labrador Retriever ingested two face masks.  X-rays … Continue reading Vets Report Cases of Ingested Face Masks in Dogs

The 12 Most Common Plants that are Toxic to Pets

Veterinarians at the UC-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine have compiled a list of the plants most responsible for pet owner calls to their veterinary hospital about possible plant poisoning. These plants can be toxic to all or some companion animal species. The level of toxicity can vary by how much of the plant--and which part … Continue reading The 12 Most Common Plants that are Toxic to Pets

Veterinarians Ask for Your Patience During COVID-19 Pandemic

A recent article in USA Today highlights some of the challenges faced by both pet owners and veterinary practices as they work to keep pets healthy during these difficult times. The public health and safety measures initiated by veterinary offices have led to longer wait times for appointments, both in booking them and waiting for … Continue reading Veterinarians Ask for Your Patience During COVID-19 Pandemic