Dangerous Pet Toys

A gray Wheaton cat looking up.

Although modern dogs and cats look pretty different from their wild cousins, many of the instincts remain the same. For many pets, the need to chew, hunt and stalk prey, or just get their excess energy out can be relieved with a good toy. Providing them with safe outlets for these deeply-rooted needs seems like a reasonable way to protect your furniture, shoes, and other belongings – but there are more to pet toys than meets the eye.

Every year thousands of pets need medical treatment for injuries related to dangerous pet toys. That’s why it’s up to us to figure out which toys are safe, and which should be avoided.


Wheaton Animal Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Blogs of 2020

At long last, 2020 is drawing to a close. And what a year it’s been! Thankfully, we’ve had our pets by our side to see us through the pandemic and politics of the year. The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital have been at your – and your pets’ – side, too; and not just in the exam room, but our blog, too.

As is tradition, we are excited to review the year that was in blogs… Learning what topics have supported you the most this past year not only serves to help us help you, but your pet as well.

So, without any further ado, we present Wheaton Animal’s most-read blogs of 2020! Enjoy!!