RESCUING PUGS IN OKLAHOMA, ARKANSAS, MISSOURI, KANSAS AND TEXAS.
HAZARDS TO WATCH OUT FOR WITH YOUR PUG!!
Warm Weather Hazards
Animal toxins: toads, insects, spiders, snakes and scorpions
Blue-green algae in ponds
Compost piles Fertilizers
Outdoor plants and plant bulbs
Swimming-pool treatment supplies
Fly baits containing methomyl
Slug and snail baits containing metaldehyde
Common examples of human medications that can be
potentially lethal to pets, even in small doses, include:
Cold Weather Hazards
Ice melting products
Rat and mouse bait
Common Household Hazards
Fabric softener sheets
Post-1982 pennies (due to high concentration of zinc)
Christmas tree water (may contain fertilizers and bacteria, which, if ingested, can upset the stomach.
Ribbons or tinsel (can become lodged in the intestines and cause intestinal obstruction? most often occurs with kittens)
Non-toxic Substances for Dogs and Cats
The following substances are considered to be non-toxic, although they may cause mild gastrointestinal upset in some animals: