Happy National Poison Prevention Week!

Monday, March 19, 2012 - 2:15pm

Yesterday marked the start of the 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week. As pet parents take stock of potential pet poisons in their homes, the ASPCA wants to remind folks to take care when planning (or planting) their springtime gardens, too.

Last year, the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center fielded tens of thousands of calls related to pets who accidentally ingested or came in contact with garden-related products, including insecticides, weed killers and toxic plants. Don’t let your furry beloved become a victim of your green thumb.

For a list of pet-safe gardening tips, check out our expert tips.