This week marks the National Animal Poison Prevention Week. It comes at a great time in Springfield and the surrounding communities as the weather is warming up and we prepare for the summer months. Herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, and OTC parasite medications are being used more often right now than over the winter. Please read on for some tips adapted from the American Animal Hospital Association on how to poison-proof your home.
"Your home may not seem like an accident waiting to happen, but to a curious dog, dangers can be lurking around every corner. The 10 tips below are provided to alert you to common household dangers to pets, and how to avoid them.
Our mission at West Lake is to provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care with a personal touch. We strive to maintain a friendly and comfortable environment for pets and owners and are committed to building strong, respectful, and honest relationships with our clients. Through teamwork, we are dedicated to ensuring the best care possible and treating pets as if they were our own. Call us today at 217-529-4499, to discuss specifics about pet hazards in your home and how to keep your furry friends safe!