Valentine’s Day can be as much fun for pets as it is for humans if dangerous foods, flora and other items are kept out of paws’ reach. Each year our poison control experts see a rise in cases around February 14, many involving chocolate and lilies, a flower that’s potentially fatal to cats. So please heed our experts’ advice -- don’t leave the goodies lying around on Lover’s Day.
Careful with Cocktails
Life Is Sweet
Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Playing with Fire
Wrap it Up
The Furry Gift of Life?
ASPCA Guide to a Pet Friendly Valentine Day
If your canine companion is more family member than pet, you may be in the habit of sharing the foods your family loves with him.
Although some people foods are fine in moderation, this is definitely not the case with chocolate.
Dogs and Chocolate: Get The Facts
SHOW YOUR PET SOME LOVE
Don't turn your nose to Fido's or Fluffy's bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet's teeth and gums but its internal organs as well.
February is National Pet Dental Health Month
At the recent DVMA annual meeting, Dr. Craig Stonesifer presented Dr. F. Morgan Dawkins with the 2012 H. Wesley Towers Veterinarian of the Year Award.