Safety Tips Archive

  • Toxic Plants

    Toxic Plants

    Although we might giggle and picture a “stoned” dog listening to Pink Floyd and enjoying himself, many plants including pot, are EXTREMELY toxic to dogs.


  • chocolate is poison for dogs

    Pet Poison Emergencies

    What should pet owners do if they suspect their animal has ingested a poison? What symptoms should they look for? If a pet owner suspects that their animal ingested a poison, they should contact their veterinarian immediately. Symptoms of poisonings can include almost any clinical […]


  • Take care of your buddy!

    Poison Control

    With various dangers lurking in corners and cabinets, the home can be a minefield of poisons for our pets. In 2008, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL, handled more than 140,000 cases of pets exposed to toxic substances, many of which […]


  • pet travel

    Pet Travel Tips

    Top 10 Tips for Safe Air Travel with Your Pet Unless your animal is small enough to fit under your seat and you can bring him or her in the cabin, the ASPCA recommends pet owners to not fly their animal. If pet owners have […]


  • Airline Pet Carrier Guidelines

    a’ la Mutt can help you find an airline approved carrier and assist you with any other travel tips you may need. Stop in and see us before the big trip and remember all airlines have different guidelines. Here are just a few…