ALERT: Pet owners now need to take extra precautions to prevent exposure of their pets to rat poisons because EPA issued new standards to change rat poison formulations. This has forced companies to make rat poisons which now no longer have antidotes. The makers of D-Con are currently the only company that has refused to change their formulation. This means they are the only company that makes a rat poison for which there is an antidote treatment for toxicity, Vitamin K1.
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If you’ve ever gotten a little lick from your companion and experienced that awful smell, it’s more than bad breath! Periodontal disease (gum disease) is the most common disease in our pets. The daily bacteria accumulates to form plaque, which hardens to tartar. This process eventually leads to gum erosion and loose teeth. The gold standard for preventing oral disease is brushing. A list of veterinary approved dental products is also listed at www.vohc.org.
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The presence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus has been confirmed in the United States and spreading throughout swine farms nationwide. PEDV caused outbreaks of diarrhea in Europe as early as 1971 and was identified in Asia as early as 1982.
PEDV is characterized by acute outbreaks of severe diarrhea and vomiting that can affect up to 100% of the herd when previously unexposed. Significant mortality (i.e. average = 50%; high= 100%) is reported to occur in suckling piglets under 7 days of … [Read More...]