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Sugar-free candy and gum containing xylitol is dangerous for your dog. If your furry friend ever gets into something they shouldn’t, from candy or chocolate to human medications, call us for free advice at 1-800-222-1222.
âBe aware‘: Owners issue heartbreaking warning after dog dies from consuming chewing gum
Cori and Kris Clark took to Facebook to warn dog owners of a terrible incident they didn‘t see coming.
Friends and family sending you gifts for your little kids? Be sure to check all new toys for small parts that could be choking hazards. https://t.co/ACe119XxRB #homesafety
Bubble lights, glass ornaments, and window clings can all be dangerous if a young child gets ahold of them. Always keep decorations up high and out of reach of children and pets Call 1-800-222-1222 if you need #PoisonHelp or have questions.
‘TIS THE SEASON FOR SPICES
While spices have been hailed for their health benefits (turmeric shake, anyone?), there are some that should be enjoyed in moderation. Both cinnamon and nutmeg contain compounds that can poison at high doses. #ToxTuesday
Times up! ⏱️ Finish up or freeze those #Thanksgiving leftovers in the refrigerator .... TODAY…. https://t.co/7V9TKJVBAI #foodsafety
Happy #Thanksgiving everyone! All of us are grateful for YOU, our callers. Every day we get the opportunity to help the public & healthcare professionals with poisonings of all kinds. Remember we are here if you need us throughout the holidays, 24/7, at 1-800-222-1222. 🦃🍂
Hosting Thanksgiving this year? Remember to give visitors a safe place to store purses and bags…up and out of reach of children. They may contain medicine, cosmetics, hand sanitizer, and other items that could be dangerous if they get in the hands of curious kids. #preventpoison
#Thanksgiving Tip: Use a food thermometer 🌡️ to make sure your turkey is cooked to a safe temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Find more tips for safe turkey prep: https://t.co/JigbSfgp6r
🧳🦃THANKSGIVING TRAVEL REMINDER🚗🛫 If you’re traveling for #Thanksgiving, remember to keep medicines locked in a suitcase/container so not accessible to small children. If you’re staying with family/friends, check their home for any potential dangers too.
Let’s talk turkey! Some #Thanksgiving tips to keep you and your loved ones safe:
1. Do not defrost your bird at room temperature – only thaw in the refrigerator, sink of cold water, or in the microwave.