Must Love Pekes is a blog for those who love Pekingese, their looks, their antics, their personalities. It is written by me, Linda, and I have been rescuing Pekingese for over 15 years. Lots of them have gone through our home. We have loved them all.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
(I found this on a web site and wanted to share!)
Did you know that March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month? Below is a list of the Top 10 Pet Poisons for dogs and cats. Take special care to keep these toxins out of your pet’s reach and pet-proof your house!
Top 10 Dog Poisons: 1.Chocolate 2. Insect bait stations 3. Mouse and rat poison 4. Fertilizers 5. Xylitol-containing products (i.e., sugar-free gums and candies) 6. Ibuprofen (Advil® or Motrin® in brand name or generic form) 7. Acetaminophen (Tylenol® in brand name or generic form) 8. Silica gel packs 9. Amphetamines, such as ADD/ADHD drugs 10. Household cleaners
Top 10 Cat Poisons: 1. Lilies 2. Topical flea and tick medicine designed for dogs but put on cats by mistake 3. Household cleaners 4. Mouse and rat poisons 5. Paints and varnishes 6. Veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (Rimadyl®, Deramaxx®) 7. Glow sticks/glow jewelry 8. Amphetamines (such as ADD/ADHD drugs) 9. Acetaminophen (Tylenol® in brand name or generic form) 10. Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin® in brand name or generic form)