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Toxic Mushrooms for Pets

Are you like me? I hear that mushrooms are good for your dog and then I hear mushrooms can be harmful to your dog.  So what is the truth? Both!!!  Ninety percent of mushrooms are safe for you and your pets. It is that one percent that can be fatal for you and your pets. […]

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People Foods That No Pet Should Eat

There are many types of food that we humans enjoy eating that can be harmful, or even toxic, to your pet. You should certainly be aware of them and avoid giving them to your pet, and don’t let anyone else feed them to your pet. Some things like alcohol, for example, are obvious. You should […]

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Peanut butter artificially sweetened with Xylitol is dangerous for your dog

Xylitol is Dangerous Xylitol is a sugar alcohol widely used as an artificial sweetener in many foods, especially those types aimed at diabetics. It occurs naturally in fruit and vegetable fibers. However, industrial production often extracts the substance from hardwoods, such as birch. The effect of Xylitol on humans appears to be largely benign, but […]

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