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Dog Emergency Care

This collection of Dog Emergency Care articles has been curated for you by Northwood Animal Hospital. If you would like to talk to a veterinarian, please give us a call at (949) 383-4046.

Six Pet Poison Myths - Solved!

Do you know the truth behind these pet poison myths?

Myth #1: It is safe to use human toothpaste on my dog’s teeth.

True or false? FALSE.

Many human toothpastes contain xylitol, an artificial sweetener that causes a rapid drop in blood sugar and liver failure in dogs. Xylitol is also commonly found in sugar-free gum and candy, as well as certain medications and nasal sprays.


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How to Prevent Dog Emergencies During the Holidays (and Anytime)

As a dog lover, you do whatever you can to keep your dog safe. After all, it’s what we do.

Yet, during the busy holidays, there are many things that can go awry when it comes to your pets. Use this checklist to prepare yourself (and your household) ahead of time and prevent dog emergencies this holiday season.


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9 Common Houseplants Poisonous to Your Pet

Plants add a certain element to the feel of our homes; however, those with pets need to be selective about the greenery they choose to have around.

According to the ASPCA Poison Control, there are literally thousands of plants that could harm your pet if they ingest it. They all have varying degrees of effect on your dog or cat. Some mild, some severe, and some even potentially fatal. We've narrowed down the list to nine of some of the most common household plants.


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Can Your Pet Get the Flu? What You Need to Know About CIV

The recent outbreak of canine influenza virus (CIV) in the Midwestern region of the United States has affected more than 1,000 dogs. Should you be worried?

As with all infectious and parasitic disease trends, our doctors have been closely following this issue and its possible indications for our clients and patients.


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