Team Picture -- October 2011 Back row: Alex, Marnie, Cally, Serena, Tara Front row: Dr. Cole, Dr. Barnhart, Chris, Hope, Jon, Katie, Cathie, Rebecca, Ben, Laurie, Becky, Donna (kneeling)
The Copper Country Veterinary Team wishes to
send a hearty thank-you
clients--and the community--for the privilege of being able to serve you.
We enjoy our work!
Pictures from Open House--November 5, 2011
Why digital xrays are better
Discussing Pet Insurance
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Every August, the Animal Poison Control Center sees an increase in backpack-related toxicities. One of the most common complaints we hear is that an owner's dog or cat got into a child's backpack and ingested something problematic, and the yearly top toxins list always includes human medications.
Here are some tips on what to watch out for in the back-to-school season.
These often become receptacles for anything and everything, including:
Gum (which can contain xylitol)
ADHD medication (which are often amphetamines)
Over-the-counter medications (especially NSAIDs and acetaminophen)
Illicit drugs and synthetic marijuana can also find their way into backpacks and cause a variety of signs from depression to agitation and seizures