Posts By: Erin Bequette, DVM

Apple Orchard Safety for Dogs

Posted September 11, 2018 @ 2:35pm

Apple Orchard Safety for DogsOne of my favorite ways to enjoy fall in Minnesota is a trip to the Apple Orchard. Minnesotans really know how to do it right; petting zoos, corn mazes, tractor rides, and a lot of apple-centric treats. Many apple orchards welcome dogs, which makes...

 

Summer Grilling Tips for Pet Owners

Posted June 12, 2018 @ 10:53am

Summer Grilling Tips for Pet OwnersIt’s finally grilling season again! We all love to have a nice dinner outside, but we want to remind pet owners of some hidden dangers around the grill. Here are some tips for keeping your dog safe during grilling season: Corn on the...

 

Back to School Part II: Separation Anxiety

Posted September 5, 2017 @ 10:17am

Back to School Part II: Separation AnxietyClick here to read about back-to-school dangers for pets in Part I!What do Clifford, Lassie, and Skippyjon Jones have in common?They all went to school for a grand adventure. While we’d all like to bring our dogs to school...

 

Back to School Part I: Pet Safety

Posted August 29, 2017 @ 12:16pm

Back to School Part I: Pet Safety“My dog ate my homework.”We’ve all heard that famous excuse. But is it just an excuse? I’ve learned, through both personal and professional experiences, it’s actually legitimate! When I was a kid, my Aussie ate my...

 

My Dog Was Hit By a Car: What should I Do?

Posted June 20, 2017 @ 2:30pm

My Dog Was Hit By a Car: What should I Do? At Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota, we are all too familiar with pets who come in “HBC,” which is our shorthand for “Hit By Car”. Injuries from this trauma can vary greatly both in type and severity. If your...

 

Saint Paul Dog Poisonings: How to Keep Your Dog Safe

Posted January 31, 2017 @ 12:58pm

Saint Paul Dog Poisonings: How to Keep Your Dog Safe The last few weeks at AERC’s St. Paul clinic have been sad and frustrating for our medical team. Though we often treat accidental toxicities, we don’t usually encounter premeditated poisonings of the kind seen in Frogtown last summer and...

 

 
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