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Never Assume These 5 Things Are Safe for Pets

Posted February 21, 2014 in Dog Toxins & Poisons

Most of us have heard that chocolate is bad for dogs, but might not be aware of some other things that may not be pet safe. Here are 5 that could be sitting in your house. 

1. Medications

Never assume that a human medication is safe for your pet. Even though human medications may sometimes be prescribed for animals the dosages are rarely the same. Even over-the-counter medications can be toxic. Always check with your veterinarian and check out this video for more.


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Jason has over 6 years of experience in the pet health industry and is managing editor of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.