Avoid giving Acetomenophin
(Tylenol) to pets.
Avoid using pine shavings as bedding,
as some shavings are produced from scraps of chemically-treated lumber
and have been found to cause severe and fatal toxicity.
Get your pet a veterinarian check
up at least once a year.
Avoid giving chocolate to your
pet. Chocolate contains theobromine, which stimulates the heart
and decreases the amount of blood flowing to the brain, and can be
Put houseplants where your pet
can't get to them, as some common house and garden plants can harm
Get to know your pet's habits. You
should seek medical attention for your pet if:
you find a lump on or under your
your pet seems unusually short of
your pet experiences a sudden
change in appetite
your pet starts losing weight
your pet drinks often and urinates
Keep veterinarian emergency phone
numbers handy at all times.
Check your pet's water often as
all pets need a steady supply of fresh water.