Midday Fix: Dr. Tony’s summertime pet safety tips

Dr. Tony Kremer

www.Drtony.com

Pet Safety Tips:

Read labels on pesticides/insecticides

Fence your yard

Call Your veterinarian immediately

Pesticides/Fertilizers Dangerous to Your Pets:

Mole & Gopher Bait or Poison Peanuts/Pellets-
Typically contain zinc phosphide or bromethalin
Extremely Dangerous if ingested by pets can cause death

Rose & Plant Fertilizers
Commonly contain disulfoton or organophosphates
As little as a teaspoon can kill a 55 pound dog

Pesticides/Insecticides
Typically come in a spray can and are irritants to the pet
Some may contain an organophosphate which can be deadly if consumed in large amounts

Flowers/Plants:

Tulips and Hyacinths

Daffodils

Lilies (Tiger, Day, Asiatic, Easter and Japanese Show) are extremely dangerous to cats

Autumn Crocus – Highly Toxic

Lily of the Valley

Geraniums

Nightshades

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