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Christmas is coming!

posted by Westward Animal Hospital    |   December 13, 2016 12:35
Christmas is upon us once again so just a reminder to keep your pets from getting into stuff they shouldn't! The obvious one is chocolate, especially dark chocolate and bakers chocolate since it has more cocoa powder that is toxic to our furry friends. Just steer clear of chocolate in general, other things include macadamia nuts which can cause quite a severe toxic reaction, nutmeg can cause tremors/seizures, onions and garlic can cause anemia, and candy that contains xylitol causes liver damage. There are several things that we have to watch out for with our pets so if you are wondering if something is toxic, give us a call? you can also call the pet poison helpline 1-800-213-6680 if you are concerned your pets has ingested something it shouldn't have!

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