(February 10, 2008 Stillwater, OK) – The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences will host a Pet Care Seminar on the dangerous hazards for pets that can lurk in your home and/or yard. Dr. Jennifer Peters, OSU Community Practice, will present “Home and Yard Poison Hazards” on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in McElroy Hall Auditorium.
Peters will share information on how pet owners can respond to a possible toxin ingestion at home as well as hospital care for home poisonings. She will also discuss the most common poisonous hazards reported.
Pet Care Seminars are open to the public at no charge. Parking and light refreshments are available. McElroy Hall is located at the corner of McFarland and Farm Road on the Stillwater campus.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medial Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24 hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.