Beware: Easter Dangers

easter post Whenever I’m on call on Easter weekend, I keep my toxic doses of chocolate and calculator close at hand. Most people know that many dogs like to sneakily indulge in this guilty pleasure just like humans.  Chocolates can cause mild symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea all the way up to heart problems and death depending on what kind of chocolate is consumed and how much. Wrapped candies present the additional hazard of creating a potential foreign body risk to the dog who consumed them. Continue reading


The Easter Bunny Dilemma

easter blog post and baby rabbits

With Easter right around the corner, now is a good time to discuss a serious matter that affects many of my hoppety friends.

Rabbits are bought and sold in extremely high numbers all over the U.S. this time of year.  Sure they’re cute and fuzzy, and they make great pets, but the novelty often wears off after Easter.  People often fail to realize that rabbits require the same amount of care and attention as their family dogs and cats. Continue reading