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Animal Care Tips


Whether it's summer, winter, or time for the holidays, you should always be thinking about how to make sure your animals are well taken care of.

Here are some tips to keep in mind during what can be stressful times. You can also download these as PDFs to refer to them later!


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mhackett@vet.upenn.edu
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215-898-4234

Hannah Kleckner
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Tip Sheets

Easter Tips for Cats 

Easter Tips for Cats

Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats, with the potential for causing kidney failure. All parts of the plant are considered poisonous, so lilies should be kept away from cats at all times.

Read our Easter Tips for Cats...
Summer Heat Tips for Pets 

Summer Heat Tips for Pets

You know what happens to you when summer hits. Air conditioning, cool drinks, ice cream. But what about your pets? 

Read our Summer Heat Tips for Pets...
Summer Heat Tips for Horses 

Summer Heat Tips for Horses

When the summer heat hits, you probably turn to air conditioning and cool drinks. What about your horse? Do you have safety measures in place? Here are 10 safety tips to keep your horse safe and healthy during the summer heat.

Read our Summer Heat Tips for Horses...
Summer Heat Tips for Cows 

Summer Heat Tips for Cows

When the summer heat hits, you probably turn to air conditioning, ice cream, and cool drinks. What about your cows? Do you have safety measures in place? Here are 10 safety tips to keep your cows safe.

Read our Summer Heat Tips for Cows...
Halloween Tips for Pets 

Halloween Tips for Pets

Halloween treats can lead to horrible tricks in pets. What safety measures do you need to take around Halloween to keep your pets safe?

Read our Halloween Tips...
Thanksgiving Tips for Pets 

Thanksgiving Tips for Pets

It's a lot of feasting and merriment, but what about your dog or cat? What safety measures do you need to take around Thanksgiving to keep your pets safe?

Read our Thanksgiving Tips...
Holiday Tips for Pets 

Holiday Tips for Pets

You need to consider your dogs and cats during the holidays when special foods, holiday decorations, and gifts abound. What safety measures do you need to consider to keep your pets safe?

Read our Holiday Tips...
Winter Tips for Horses 

Winter Tips for Horses

When it's really cold outside, you need to make sure your horses have what they need. Whether it's a blanket, a standing shelter, or making sure their water bucket doesn't freeze, here are some helpful tips for taking care of your horse in the cold.

Read our equine winter tips...
Winter Tips for Pets 

Winter Tips for Pets

Your dog or cat may be safe and warm in your home, but what about when they are outside? When do you need to consider their special needs? Here are some helpful tips for taking care of your pets during the winter cold spells.

Read our winter tips for pets...