All Good or Pass On Grass? The Reasons Why Pot and Pets Don’t Mix

Marijuana and pets

The issue of pot and pets isn’t new but since the legalization of medical marijuana in 2016, the frequency of toxic episodes in Pennsylvania has increased.

No matter where you stand on the topic of legalization, the fact is pets have more access to cannabis products than ever before. Together, we can work towards preventing a pet emergency. It’s equally important to be able to recognize the signs of an accidental poisoning and how to seek help.

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Toxic Foods and the Holidays: Avoid a Pet Poisoning This Year

pet poisoningThe last thing pet owners want during the holidays is an emergency, and yet the weeks between Halloween and New Year’s are chock full of potential hazards. This can make even the most relaxed pet owner fall into a cycle of fear and anxiety about a potential pet calamity.  However, when you know how to best prevent a pet poisoning, everyone can enjoy the festivities together.

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How to Prevent a Pet Poisoning Emergency

Sad catThere are few situations more frightening than a pet poisoning emergency. Unfortunately, hundreds of pets succumb to household and environmental toxins each year. In observance of National Poison Prevention Week, the team at Berks Animal Emergency & Referral Center wants to raise awareness about common home and garden products that can harm your pet.

Lawn and Garden Pet Toxins

With spring just around the corner, you may be looking to spruce up your yard, prep the garden beds, or clean out the shed. However, the products used to support your efforts can be hazardous to a curious fur friend. Continue…