Pets and Spring Cleaning Safety

Spring is coming!  Spring cleaning and gardening are great – but if you’re a pet parent you need to take some extra precautions.

I recently spoke with Dr. Tina Wismer, the Medical Director at the ASPCA’s Poison Control Center about just this.

Topics covered include:

  • Pet dangers people might not think about
  • Poisonous plants dogs get into
  • Symptoms of poisoning
  • What to do if you think your dog swallowed something dangerous

Below is the audio link to our conversation.


For more information, check out the poison control section of

Keep your furry friends safe!

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