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Hidden Dangers in the Yard and Garden: Paws & Play with Dr. J Episode 2

Posted by Mia Horberg on Apr 30, 2018 2:59:08 PM


I'm not sure what it's like in your neck of the woods, but in the Pacific Northwest, the weather almost seems like it's ready to act like Spring. In fact, I was finally able to mow my lawn this past weekend (ok, part of it anyway), and see all of the new, and unusual plants and weeds popping up.

So, to help us all get our yards ready, and safer for our animals to play in with us, Dr. J and I talk about some of the known, but also a lot of the hidden dangers in our yards and gardens.

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Topics: Lily Toxicity in Cats, Stargazer Lily, Lily Flowers, Easter Lily, Snails, Slugs, Toxicity in dogs, Dog Tips, Cat Tips, Amanita mushrooms, Mushroom identification, Death cap mushrooms, Poisonous mushrooms for dogs, sago palms, Cocoa mulch, pool safety

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Every other week, Dr. Jason Nicholas (Dr. J), and his co-host Mia, will bring you preventive health and safety information for your cats and dogs. Dr. J started Preventive Vet in response to the many heartbreaking, and preventable cases he saw in the veterinary emergency room, and in his general practice work. Mia is an animal lover, with two fur babies of her own, and will be doing her best to represent the listeners, and get as much info out of Dr. J as she can.

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