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Top 10 over-the-counter meds that poison your pets

Prescription and over-the-counter medications can help you feel better, but they can make your pets feel a LOT worse.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) in New York has put together a list of the top 10 human medications that most often poison our pets:
http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=pro_apcc_medications
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Posted on Friday, October 17th, 2008
Under: Drugs, Medications, Pets, Poison | No Comments »

STOP! No drugs down the drain!

Flushed drugs impacts aquatic wildlife
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The California Legislature has proclaimed Oct. 4-11 “No Drugs Down The Drain Week” to educate you about pollution caused by flushing old and unwanted medication.

Why? Because drugs in waterways have a negative impact on fish and other aquatic wildlife.

Everyday in California, unwanted or expired medicine is disposed of down the toilet and flushed medication ends up in local waterways.
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Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2008
Under: Drug disposal, Drugs, Water | No Comments »