Pet Community Information
Unfortunately sometimes pets get lost.
Click here to see Bolton Vet's
lost pet list.
Click here for the MDOG Newsletters:
July, 2009 Newsletter
August, 2009 Newsletter
October, 2009 Newsletter
March, 2010 Newsletter
August, 2010 Newsletter
October, 2010 Newsletter
January, 2011 Newsletter
encourages all owners to spay/neuter their pets.
Please click for information
on the Humane Society's low cost vet services.
MDOG has a hiking with dogs group to further our recreational activites.
We have our own group on meetup.com! Please go to our recreation/events page for more details.
Click here for a map of Case Mountain hiking trails
For more information regarding obtaining a Town of Manchester passive recreation permit click here.
Here is another Meetup group sponsoring dog hikes in Connecticut!
Our Companions Animal Sanctuary
Aniumal Sanctuary protects and advocates for the lives of companion animals.
Their foster program, SafePet, provides foster care for up to 60 days for pets
whose families are in crisis and are temporarily unable to care for them.
The SafePet program is looking for reliable and dedicated foster volunteers.
Click here for more information, or contact
Annie C. Chittenden, CT SafePet Manager
Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary
Office: 860-242-9999 ext. 322
More information and adoptable pets at www.ourcompanions.org
Adopt a lab at Labs4Rescue.com.
The City of Hartford has dogs available for adoption. Please check their listing at
Check out Manchester Animal Control's Adoptable Pets
Protectors of Animals is a no-kill organization working to find homes for homeless pets.
If you are hoping to adopt a new friend, check out the web site at
Mars Petcare US Issues Voluntary Recall
Click here for more info.
Natural Balance Issues Voluntary recall
Click here for more info.
Please take a few seconds to help feed
hungry animals. It is free and easy
to participate. Click on the purple button at
Donations are made by advertisers based on the number of people who click each day.
(You may have to copy and paste the web address to make your click count).
Tell your friends!
Here is a quick reference guide to common house and garden plants, foods
and other substances that are toxic to most animals.
If you have any of the items listed below inside your home,
be sure to keep them out of reach of your pets.
Alcohol (all beverages, ethanol,
Autumn Crocus (Colchicum Autumnale)
Avocado (leaves, seeds, stem, skin)
Azalea (entire rhododendron family)
Bird of Paradise
Chinese Sacred or Heavenly Bamboo
Croton (Codiaeum sp.)
Delphinium, Larkspur, Monkshood
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)
English Ivy (all Hedera species of ivy)
Grapes and raisins
Lily (bulbs of most species)
Lily of the Valley
Marijuana or hemp (Cannabis)
Oak (remove bark for use as a bird perch)
Pencil Cactus (Euphorbia sp.)
Philodendron (all species)
Poinsettia (including hybrids)
Potato (leaves and stem)
Rosary Pea (Arbus sp.)
Scheffelera (umbrella plant)
Shamrock (Oxalis sp.)
Spurge (Euphorbia sp.)
Tomatoes (leaves and stems)
Other Harmful Substances (not limited to):
Cigarettes, Nicotine Products, Smoke
(smoke-filled air, insecticide spray, deodorizers, spray cleaners,
fresh paint fumes, gas, over-heated Teflon [very toxic to birds])
Household cleaners and disinfectants
Wood Preservatives and Shellac
Always keep the telephone numbers for your veterinarian, emergency clinic, and poison control handy. Note the time your pet was exposed to the toxin, the type of product ingested, the manufacturer's name and any ingredients listed on packaging. To reach the National Animal Poison Control Center, call (800) 548-2423. There is a charge for this service, which can be billed to a credit card or your telephone bill. Remember that time is of the essence! When in doubt, contact your veterinarian.