Pet Safety

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29 07, 2015

Pets Injured in Driveways

Unfortunately we’re seeing more and more pets run over or hit by cars in their owner’s driveway. When this traumatic accident occurs, it may seem like the pet’s injury is [...]

29 07, 2015

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

While pet owners are busy enjoying Halloween’s sweet treats, they may forget that their four-legged friends might also be interested in trying some sugary goodies. There can be very serious [...]

29 07, 2015

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Did you know that hidden dangers lurk in your holiday kitchen? The experts at Newtown Veterinary Specialists have compiled a list of tips to help keep your pets safe during [...]

29 07, 2015

Top Ten Holiday Dangers for Pets

While the holiday season can bring great cheer, it can also be a stressful and dangerous time for pets. The experts at Newtown Veterinary Specialists present 10 hazards pets face [...]

29 07, 2015

Medication Dangers

Our canine and feline companions are often prescribed medications similar to those we use. However, there are many drugs people take that are harmful, even deadly, to our cherished pets. [...]

29 07, 2015

Cold Weather Warning

The Dangers of Antifreeze (Ethylene Glycol) In this cold weather season, many people are busy winterizing their homes and property. These winter preparations may include adding fresh antifreeze to car [...]

29 07, 2015

Protect Your Pet From Winter Dangers

The cold weather holds many hidden risks for our furry friends. Newtown Veterinary Specialists advises owners to bear in mind the dangers pets can face in the cold winter months: [...]

29 07, 2015

Pet Safety on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day seems to polarize people–some hate the holiday, others love it. However, there is no doubt that Valentine’s Day festivities can cause discomfort and, in some cases, serious illness [...]

29 07, 2015

Rabies Awareness

Rabies is a preventable disease that pet owners need to be aware of for the safety of their pets, themselves, and others. By Gillian Angliss, DVM, Newtown Veterinary Specialists Emergency [...]

29 07, 2015

Pet Safety on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on March 17. Named after St. Patrick, an Irish bishop who died in the year 492, the holiday officially began [...]