Posts By: Stephanie Pylka, DVM

Antifreeze Toxicity in Pets

Posted January 21, 2019 @ 3:24pm

Antifreeze Toxicity in PetsThere’s no doubt about it - Minnesota winters are cold! Frigid temperatures mean an increased risk of pets being exposed to toxic substances like antifreeze. There are three different types of antifreeze solutions on the market: methanol,...

 

Wild Baby Bunnies in Minnesota

Posted May 1, 2018 @ 3:27pm

Wild Baby Bunnies in Minnesota“I found a baby bunny, what do I do?”This is a common question we get asked in the spring. Wild rabbits will start to have litters as early as mid-March and may decide to build their nests in your backyard. First off, it’s...

 

Flea Facts for Fido

Posted March 13, 2018 @ 3:37pm

Flea Facts for FidoSpring is coming! Warmer weather means that flea eggs can hatch and become a serious problem in your home and on your pets. During the brief warm up at the end of February, I have already seen a dog with fleas this spring! With that being...

 

Cold Winter, Warm Paws

Posted January 16, 2018 @ 12:59pm

Cold Winter, Warm PawsThe cold weather means cold paws for your pet! There are many preventative measures that you can use to decrease the risk of a paw injury in the cold winter months. Here are a few suggestions:1. Keep your pets’ paws...

 

Common Holiday Emergencies for Pets

Posted December 19, 2017 @ 11:27am

Common Holiday Emergencies for PetsIt seems like pet emergencies always happen at the worst times! During the holiday season when there are family gatherings, visitors and decorations are just a couple of the many reasons for a pet emergency to develop. Below is a list of common...

 

5 Common Holiday Plants That Are Toxic to Pets

Posted December 5, 2017 @ 12:56pm

5 Common Holiday Plants That Are Toxic to PetsHoliday time is here and that means holiday decorations! As fun as it is to be festive for the season, holiday plants can potentially be toxic to your pets. When decorating, it is important to be aware of where you are placing plants and decor to...

 

 
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