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Holiday Pet Health Tips

by Caroline Golon, guest contributor

Check out this one holiday list you can use to keep the furry members of your family happy and healthy this season.

The holiday season is a common time for pets to get injured or poisoned. Check out this list of important things you should watch for to help keep your pet safe during the holidays.

Cats aren’t the only source of danger for pet birds. Check out this list of household items that may be dangerous to your pet bird.

Ivermectin is found in a monthly heartworm product approved for dogs, but can cause some serious health problems if too much is consumed. Learn more about ivermectin overdose in dogs here.

Although most mushrooms are generally nontoxic, some mushrooms are highly toxic and poisonous to pets. Find out more about mushroom poisoning in pets here.

Find out about several commonly used over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs and the potential dangers they hold for cats.

Accidents happen and, despite your best efforts, your animal companion can come into contact with a potentially poisonous substance. Check out these tips for preventing pet poison.

Check out this list of plants that are toxic to cats and dogs to help prevent pet poison.

One-cent coins minted after 1982 are made of copper plating around a core of potentially toxic zinc, which can cause kidney failure and damage red blood cells in pets. Learn more about it here.

Red maple leaves have been linked to a condition known as hemolytic anemia in horses, which can result in death. Find out more about this disease.