Autumn has arrived with leaves falling, cool breezes, kids are back in school and Fall time Holidays are just around the corner. What does this mean for your pet? Cold weather hazards, household poisonous products and hibernation disturbance threats are potential safety concerns for your pet during the Autumn season. The change in the season can also mean a decrease in exercise, an increase in baths and other unpleasantness for your dog. Learn our First
Autumn Pet Safety Tip below.
Autumn Pet Tip #1
The use of rodenticides increases in the fall as rodents seek shelter from the cooler temperatures by attempting to move indoors. Rodenticides are highly toxic to pets—if ingested, the results could be fatal. If you must use these products, do so with extreme caution and put them in places inaccessible to your pets.
If you would like to learn more on how to protect your pet Contact Gresham Animal Hospital by calling 503.666.1600.
SRC: View more Autumn Safety Tips for Pets at: www.aspca.org/pet-care/autumn-safety-tips