On Guard: Snooping Around the House Can Prevent a Pet Poisoning 

Responsible pet owners are incredibly invested in their pet’s health and wellness, maintaining preventive care, regulating diet and exercise, and enriching their pet’s daily lives.

However, even the most involved, vigilant pet owners can’t see all the potential risks in and around their pet’s environment. When it comes to preventing pet poisoning, the biggest threats may be hiding in plain sight.

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When Your Dog Swallowed Something Random 

Dogs and cats are known for chewing on, and sometimes consuming, things that they shouldn’t. Pieces of toys, your favorite shoes, or your hairbands are all fair game for some pets. Many times these objects pass through without any harm, but when they don’t, problems can ensue.

Thankfully, Summeridge Animal Clinic is here to help when your cat or dog swallowed a thing they shouldn’t have! 

What Dogs Usually Swallow

As with many things in life, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Understanding the common culprits when it comes to a cat or dog swallowed something we can help owners avoid tangling with trouble. 

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Lumps and Bumps on Pets 

If you have been petting your furry loved one and came across an unusual lump under the skin, you are not alone. Most pets will develop a lump or two in their lifetimes, and especially as they move into their senior years. These tumors or masses can be understandably concerning, but many turn out to be benign and nothing to worry about, however, they should still be examined.

Your friends at Summeridge Animal Clinic are here to explore lumps and bumps on pets, diagnose, and determine what you should do if you find one on your fur friend.

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