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Common Household Poisons for your Pets

From food to plants, there are dozens of household objects that can be poisonous to your pets.  Do a little spring cleaning and pet proof your home with these precautions.

1.  Household Cleaners-  Keep household cleaning products out of reach.  From a curious kitty chewing up dozens of wipes or a puppy opening a cabinet and getting into the floor cleaners, there are many things we do not want our pets ingesting.  Keep cleaning products up high or behind a locked cabinet.

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April Flower of the Month – Narcissus (aka Daffodil, Jonquil)

What’s in a Name: The genus name Narcissus is thought to be derived from the Greek Narkissos, meaning sleep or numbness.

History:

The Greek Myth of Narcissus and Echo details the often drooping appearance of Narcissus blooms. Narcissus had an unrequited love for Echo and hid in a cave to escape his sorrow. Often, he would come
out of the cave to check his reflection in a nearby lake. Trying to get a closer look at himself, he fell in and drowned. A Narcissus flower bloomed in his place and its drooping head, leaning over to stare at its
reflection in the lake, was thought to portray the vanity of Narcissus.

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