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  1. General Animal Discussion
    ATTENTION, PET OWNERS! DECK THE HALLS—BUT DO IT SAFELY, PLEASE For many of us, 'tis the season to decorate our homes with live Christmas trees and holiday greenery. But did you know that some of these yuletide traditions can be hazardous to your pet's health? Lovely lilies are commonly used...
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    POINSETTIAS, POISONING AND PETS—SHOULD YOU BELIEVE THE HYPE? Have you heard that poinsettias are dangerously poisonous to dogs and cats? As the holidays descend upon us, we wanted to set the record straight on these showy wintertime favorites. As our experts at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control...
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    If your dogs are like some of ours, that like to take things they know they aren't supposed to have, this might be an alert you may want to read!!! PET HEALTH ALERT: PRODUCTS SWEETENED WITH XYLITOL CAN BE TOXIC TO DOGS Sugar-free candy and gum may be sweet enough for you, ASPCA News Alert...
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    This is a list of toxic plants per the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Toxicity will vary depending upon what amount was eaten. To see individual information per plant, please visit the ASPCA list here. Toxic Plants by Common Name Aloe Amaryllis Andromeda Japonica Asian Lily (Liliaceae)...
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    Popular Fertilizer Is Dangerous to Dogs by ANC Staff and ASPCA How does your garden grow? Not with cocoa bean mulch, please. A retrospective study released recently by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) confirms that this commonly used fertilizer may deter slugs and snails, but...
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    HOLIDAY PET HEALTH TIP: NO SWEETS FOR THE SWEET! For many people, overindulging in holiday goodies may result in a few extra pounds--but the consequences for our animal companions are much greater if they accidentally ingest cookies, candy or baked goods containing chocolate. In any form ranging...
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    SCIENTISTS STUDYING GRAPES/RAISINS POISONOUS IMPACT ON DOGS The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center warns dog owners that large quantities of grapes and raisins apparently can poison dogs. "This is a relatively recent revelation, one that is painfully close to my heart," said CT subscriber...
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