Posts Tagged ‘death’

Hot Cars Kill Pets

Posted by admin on April 5th, 2012 under Health ConcernsTags: , , , , , , , , ,  • Comments Off

  Spring is an important time to remind owners that leaving your pet in a vehicle for even a short period of time can be fatal.  As outside temperatures begin to increase, the inside temperatures of vehicles can quickly become extreme.  Even with windows partially rolled down, a vehicle can reach temperatures that may lead [...]

The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning in Pets

Posted by admin on March 22nd, 2012 under Health ConcernsTags: , , , , , ,  • 1 Comment

  Like their human companions, pets are susceptible to poisoning associated with the consumption of alcohol.  The ethanol contained in alcohol is rapidly absorbed by pets and can cause seizures, sudden decreases in blood glucose (sugar) levels, decreased body temperature, and has the potential to cause death.  The severity of the alcohol poisoning will vary [...]

Grieving – The Loss of a Beloved Pet

Posted by admin on November 10th, 2011 under Health Concerns, Random Cat Information, Random Dog InformationTags: , , , , , , , ,  • Comments Off

Often the most difficult part about being a pet owner is the knowledge that more than likely your pet will pass away before you do.  Common pets, such as dogs and cats, rarely have a lifespan of more than 10 – 20 years, which often means that an owner is left behind to grieve for [...]