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Please keep your pets away from mushrooms

Posted by Lori Light on Saturday, June 22, 2013, In : Caring for your pets 

It is through a group called New England Rescue RX on facebook that I have recently learned the  severe effects that  eating mushrooms  can have on  pets.  I would like to share with your the link below from pet finder written by a veterinarian working with the ASPCA.  The person who's dog experienced what was believed to be mushroom poisoning first presented with bloody diarrhea, bloody vomiting, lethargy, lack of appetite, pacing and panting all some common symptoms of poisoning. If you su...
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Keeping your dog cool during the dog days of summer

Posted by Lori Light on Sunday, July 15, 2012, In : Caring for your pets 

Dog owners can reduce the threat of heatstroke by taking some precautions:

1.)  Never leave your dog alone in a car on a hot, humid, sunny day, even with the windows cracked open.  The temperature inside an unventilated car can reach well over 150 degrees within a short time.  A dog confined in the car can expire within 10 minutes.

2.)  Keep the interior of you residence comfortably air-conditioned and/or well ventilated during periods of extreme heat, whether or not you are at home with your d...


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CDC announces Salmonella outbreak caused by contamination of dry food

Posted by Lori Light on Monday, May 28, 2012, In : Caring for your pets 

Story on recent dog food recalls


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Obesity in Pets

Posted by Lori Light on Monday, May 14, 2012, In : Caring for your pets 
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120221104029.htm
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Whats in your pets water?

Posted by Lori Light on Monday, May 14, 2012, In : Caring for your pets 

by: Joanne Suresh - for Dogs Naturally magazine

Our environment is constantly bombarded with toxic waste, by-products and gases from large manufacturing corporations, pharmaceutical companies and a host of other industries. The earth’s most precious resource, its water supply, is also laden with toxic pollutants, including our public water supply. What is it in water that makes it so toxic to humans and pets?

Fluoride – the enemy within

Fluoride is a chemical ion of the element fluorine....


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