Located at:  235 W Main St, Woodland, CA 95695      

Holiday Hazards

Christmas tree water (may contain fertilizers and bacteria, which, if ingested, can upset the stomach)

* Electrical cords

Ribbons or tinsel (can become lodged in the intestines and cause intestinal obstruction – most often occurs with kittens!)

* Batteries
* Glass ornaments

Nontoxic Substances for Dogs & Cats

The following substances are considered to be nontoxic, although they may cause mild gastrointestinal upset in some animals:

* Water-based paints
* Toilet bowl water
* Silica gel
* Poinsettia

* Cat litter
* Glue Traps
* Glow jewelry

Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

* Alcoholic beverages
* Avocado
* Chocolate (all forms)
* Coffee (all forms)
* Fatty foods
* Macadamia nuts
* Moldy or spoiled foods

* Onions, onion powder
* Raisins and grapes
* Salt
* Yeast dough
* Garlic
* Products sweetened with xylitol

Common Household Hazards

* Fabric softener sheets
* Mothballs

Post-1982 pennies (due to high concentration of zinc)

Cold Weather Hazards

* Antifreeze
* Liquid potpourri

* Ice-melting products
* Rat and mouse bait

Call Now:  (530) 666-3366

Yolo Veterinary Clinic

Make Your Pet's Home Poison-Safe

Warm Weather Hazards

* Animal toxins – toads, insects, spiders, snakes and scorpions
* Blue-green algae in ponds
* Citronella candles
* Cocoa Mulch
* Compost piles
* Fertilizers

* Flea products
* Outdoor plants and plant bulbs
* Swimming-pool treatment supplies
* Fly baits containing methomyl
* Slug and snail baits containing metaldehyde


Common examples of human medications that can be potentially lethal to pets, even in small doses, include:

* Painkillers
* Cold medicines
* Anticancer drugs

* Antidepressants
* Vitamins
* Diet Pills