Potpourri can be toxic for your petsCool, crisp weather brings the potential for new toxins for your pets to encounter. Let's briefly review some of the seasonal risks you need to be aware of in order to keep your pet safe.
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As the weather cools down, vegetation dies off and crops are harvested, mice and rats will often come inside structures looking for food and warmth. This in turn leads most homeowners to look for ways to "disinvite" these unwelcome visitors! If you need to use a rodenticide, use it with extreme care and keep it as far away from your pets as possible. Many of the most commonly used rodenticides can be fatal if ingested, even in very small amounts. Rodenticides often come formulated in grain-based pellets or wax blocks and can smell enticing to pets, especially dogs. Ensure that any rodenticide is enclosed in a pet-proof bait station and is secured in a place pets can't access. Be aware, however, that someRead More »from Keep Pets Safe from 5 Fall and Winter Hazards