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Are Roses Toxic to Dogs: 6 Toxic Plants with ‘Rose’ Names

If you’re a pup lover and a plant aficionado at the same time… Then, choosing among hundreds of flowers to grace your garden can be...

5 Ways to Deal With a Spider Bite on a Dog

According to Britannica, there are more than 43,000 different species of spiders found in the world. You notice a spider bite on a dog....

The Ultimate List of Toxic and Safe Plants, Seeds for Dogs

The idea of gardening when you have a dog can be daunting. Even if you do not garden but have plants around, not only...

7 Pet Food Toxins Causing Most Dog Food Recalls: A Science-based...

Toxins have featured prominently in pet food recalls over the past few decades. In this article, we’re taking a science-based look at some of...

TOP #116: How Getting Rid of Mice and Insects Could Poison...

Podcast episode with Kari Warberg Block from EarthKind who explains how rodenticides and insecticides can poison dogs and how to avoid that in your home.

TOP #108: Is Blue-Green Algae Toxic for Dogs?

In this podcast, we're talking about blue-green algae and how toxic it is for dogs, how to avoid it, spot the signs and what to do if your dog ingests it.

Is Salt Bad for Dogs? How Much Is Safe to Consume?

There are so many human foods that are not recommended for dogs, and processed foods that we're tempted to share with our pets are...

Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce?

Many of us dog owners love to give dogs treats throughout the day for training, good behavior, or to express the love, but many...

Can Dogs Have Tomato Sauce?

There's no reason to ever give a dog tomato sauce, or spaghetti sauce, or ketchup. While in extremely tiny amounts it may be harmless,...

What to Do If a Dog Eats Rat Poison

Rat or mouse poison is a very common substance used for getting rid of rodents in homes or backyards. It is very efficient in...

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...

5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Foods and Pet Products

As pet parents, we do everything we can to provide our pets with products that are healthy for them, or at least products that...

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