Monday, September 9, 2013

NorthStar Pet: Safe at Home


Here's a helpful infographic from PetMD about 
safe "people food" for dogs.

I have a client whose dog goes crazy for roasted butternut squash, so go figure.

Additionally, in the Not Safe category, while not foods, look out for cocoa mulch (it's off-the-charts lethally concentrated chocolate) and loose change around the house, especially pennies.

Additional Resources:

Cesar Millan's Top 10 Household Dangers for Dogs.

Alphabetical List of Toxins from the Pet Poison Helpline

WebMD Pet's Top Household Hazards for Cats

American Humane Association's Pets & Poisons

Catster's Poisonous Food and Plant List

This post focuses on dogs and cats, so to learn about your pet, just search the web! Start with "foods toxic for...."