Pumpkin Spice, Not So Nice: Avoiding Pancreatitis in Pets This Holiday Season

If you are indulging in pumpkin spice everything this season, you may also be looking forward eagerly to Thanksgiving Day. Between the turkey, stuffing, appetizers and desserts, we often consume far more than we ought to – and pay for it later. 

And, if we aren’t careful, our pets can follow our example, but with disastrous results. Endless indulgence means it’s no wonder that pancreatitis in pets occurs like clockwork every holiday season. Avoid a pet emergency this Thanksgiving by learning more about pancreatitis in pets. 

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He Ate What? Pet Poisoning Prevention

If you have pets, you know how curious they can be. We love their adventurous natures, whether it’s rambling in the woods with our dog or watching our cats perch and then pounce on an imaginary foe. But their natural curiosity can also get them into trouble, if they ingest something that can make them sick, or worse, cause a pet emergency.

Hopefully your pets have never gotten into anything they shouldn’t, but there are many substances in our homes and yards that are quite toxic to them. With that in mind, Old Derby Animal Hospital is here to share some tips and information about pet poisoning prevention, and how to keep your home and yard safe from inquisitive noses and mouths.

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Fall into Fall, But Don’t Forget About Fall Pet Safety

Fall pet safety can protect your pet from spooky things

Autumn is on the horizon, one of our favorite times of year. Cooler weather, changing leaves, apple cider, and pumpkins in the market. Chances are, your pets love it too. They may love to roll in the leaves and cozy up on the couch, and the cooler weather means they may be able to be outdoors more without the risk of overheating.

But fall has its hazards, too – like any other season – some of which you may not be aware of. Here, Old Derby Animal Hospital shares how to keep your pet healthy and safe in the season of falling leaves.

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