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What Fruits Can Dogs Eat?

Everybody knows the way to a dog's heart is through their stomach, and pet owners always strive to provide their furry friends with the most well-balanced, healthy diet they can.

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Pet-friendly Flowers You Should Buy This Mother’s Day

If you are purchasing flowers this Mother’s Day, you need to know what to avoid in order to keep your parent's pets safe, learn more here!

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Is Xylitol Poisonous To Dogs?

Xylitol is a natural sweetener that is commonly used as an alternative to sugar in many human food products and medications.

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Is Vitamin D Poisonous To Dogs?

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs as it helps to balance calcium levels in the body, which is important for the bones, muscles, nerves and all cells in the body.

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Are Slug Pellets (Metaldehyde) Toxic For Dogs & Cats?

Metaldehyde is highly toxic to dogs and cats and is a common ingredient in some slug and snail pellets (although not all pellets contain metaldyhyde so check the label).

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Is Rat Bait Poisonous To Pets?

Poisons that are used to kill rats and mice can also be toxic to dogs, and are unfortunately quite attractive for them to eat, given their palatable flavour.

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Why Is Permethrin Toxic To Cats?

Permethrin is a commonly used insecticide in dog-only flea control products such as spot-ons, sprays, collars and shampoos.

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A Guide To Paracetamol Toxicity In Cats

Paracetamol is extremely toxic to cats and should never be given to treat pain in cats – it will do far more harm than good.

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A Guide To Onion & Garlic Toxicity in Pets

Onions and other members of the allium family, such as garlic, leeks and chives contain chemicals that are toxic to dogs.

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A Guide To NSAID Toxicity In Pets

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a very common class of pain relief medications that include ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen.

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A Guide To Chocolate Toxicity in Dogs

Chocolate toxicity is very common, and vets see many cases each year, with inevitable peaks at Easter and Christmas.

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Guide to Blue-green Algae Toxicity in Dogs

Despite the name, blue-green algae is not actually algae at all, but is the name given to a group of bacteria (cyanobacteria) that can be found in stagnant water.

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