Plant patrol: Poisonivy, oak and sumacby
As many of us have found out the hard way, poison oak and poisonivy can cause nasty rashes that can last for up to two weeks. These pernicious plants thrive in summertime; in the Bay Area, poison oak...
How to Spot PoisonIvy and Poison Oakby
: You could find your ball, you could find your ball and poisonivy or you could find your ball and a snake.
(I suppose you could find your ball, a snake and poisonivy, but you'd be one unlucky golfer.)
Even if you're not a golfer...
Connor and his poison Imax!by
Originally uploaded by annikaleigh.
Poor Connor some-how got into some poisonIvy or Sumac [Imax is what he said....too cute!]. Ouch is what Aunt Tara had to say to his swollen eye...
A thorough bath with a good cleansing dog shampoo and a good rinse should help remove the offending oils. As long as the red spots aren't too inflamed and getting bigger, they should start to regress after the oils
Thank you SO much, Myrna, for your help! I really appreciate it! Acne and vaginitis aren't uncommon in puppies and particularly those who don't keep themselves that clean, so the two problems probably aren't connected. As fa
PoisonIvy Treatment and Remediesby
Sanjib S.PoisonIvy is a seasonal type rash. Most people contract poisonivy by touching the poisonivy, poison sumac or other similar plant species.
PoisonIvy is found in every state in the US except Alaska...
My NEW least favorite thingsby
As many of my loyal readers may remember, I absolutely, positively despise poisonivy. Not that anyone actually likes poisonivy - but the old P.I. and I have a hate-hate relationship. It wreaks havoc...
COMMON POISONS AND YOUR PETSby
for exposure to poisonous substances, some outdoors and some indoors. Even though a lot of poisonings... to be exposed. The ASPCA has been a longtime supporter of poison control for animals and they publish a lot...