Your Hub for Pet Care Information
When your pet is struggling with its health, it can be impossible to know where to start. That’s why we created a hub of resources to ensure that pet owners throughout Shelton, WA, and surrounding communities receive accurate information and proper veterinary care. Our veterinarians and staff are dedicated to keeping pet owners informed on the best practices for caring for their pets.
Foods to Avoid Giving to Your Pets
Do not let your pets consume the food in the list below. Food toxic to your pet includes, but is not limited to:
- Dairy Products
- Salty Snack Foods
- Yeast dough
- Coconut WATER
- Macadamia nuts
For more information please see: https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/plants-and-food-can-be-poisonous-pets
Gardening is a fun pastime, however many plants are toxic to your pets. A few examples include, but are not limited to
- Tulip bulbs
For more information, please see the following website for further information: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants.
Pet Loss Resources
For those that prefer at home services, here are a few options for the Mason County area.
Pet Loss Hotline
Losing a pet is extremely difficult. The Pet Loss Hotline will direct you to one of their ASPCA psychologists and grief counselors to discuss how you feel, the grieving process, and how grieving may affect your family.
Pet Loss at Home is a local service helping the Tacoma – Olympia area with pet passing or euthanasia in the comfort of your home. Our empathetic veterinarians will be by your side during this difficult time.
Many find pet death challenging to discuss and process. Pet Loss Support WA State offers connections to support groups, counselors, and additional resources.
Lap of Love understands how difficult losing a pet can be. They offer extensive resources to help you and your family better understand grief. We offer Veterinary Hospice and home euthanasia to ensure your pet is comfortable in its last moments.