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Do You Recognize that Your Bad Habits are Hurting Your Pets?

Our pets bring us so much joy, laughter and companionship. In return, we house them, feed them, groom them, pay their vet bills, take them with us on errands and adventures, and love them like family. But do we recognize when our habits are adversely affecting our dogs, cats, birds, (...)


What happens if Pets Accidentally Ingest Tobacco or Liquid Nicotine?

Nicotine in all tobacco products (including cigarette butts, chewing tobacco patches and gum) is highly poisonous to pets when ingested and absorbed into the intestines. The nicotine in just one cigarette can be toxic while consuming two can prove deadly.With the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, health experts say many (...)


Your Pets and Second- and Third-Hand Smoke

If you love your Pets – why would you continue to subject them to the dangers of 2nd and 3rd hand smoke? The top 3 dangers of third-hand smoke for your dog:Your dog breaths in toxic smoke-filled air and is trapped because an open window is not enough to (...)


What the Experts Say About Pets and Cigarettes

Per Dr. Carolynn MacAllister, DVM Oklahoma State University: “There have been a number of scientific papers recently that have reported the significant health threat secondhand smoke poses to pets. Secondhand smoke has been associated with oral cancer and lymphoma in cats, lung and nasal cancer in dogs, as well as (...)


Anne Palmer