Public Health Concerns
are a number of dangers to small pets that are seasonal in nature. This
doesn't necessarily mean that these things are dangerous only at
certain times of the year. It just means that they occur more often
around certain holidays, during specific seasons, when the weather
tends to be a certain way, etc. The following articles are
designed to keep you informed about some of the current seasonal
concerns you should take into account to keep your pet(s) safe.
Spring and summer is the time of year when rattlesnakes emerge from hibernation--and they are especially dangerous when it's been a while since they've eaten.
Pets, particularly dogs, often experience a high level of anxiety during thunderstorms.
Hot temperatures can be very dangerous for dogs and cats because of the way their bodies cool themselves.
Most people know that chocolate is toxic to small pets, but not everyone knows that some types of chocolate are more dangerous than others.