Brittany FAQs

Need to know information for Brittany families new and old!

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TopicInfo
Baby TeethBaby teeth problems and common dental issues.
BluebonnetsWatch for rattlesnakes lurking in Bluebonnets! 
They are most likely to appear at dawn and dusk. If you or your Brittany see a snake…back away! If anyone is bitten go to an ER immediately. 
Caring For a Brittany PuppyCaring for a Brittany Puppy – What you need to know!
ChocolateChocolate Toxicity in Dogs: What You Need to Know and treatment.
Corn on the CobMany Brittanys love to chew on corn cobs…they taste salt, butter, and bits of corn and are fun to chew. However, please don’t let them! 
DiggingWhat to do if your Brittanys dig. 
FireworksLearn about the physical and emotional trauma of fireworks and how to reduce anxiety.
Halloween TipsHalloween can be a super fun time of year for the whole family – even your Brittany. However, there are also many potential dangers and sources of stress for your Brittany.​ Keep your Brittany and other pets safe from these Halloween hazards.
Heartworms

Heartworm disease is a serious disease that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and death in pets, mainly dogs, cats, and ferrets. The worms are spread through the bite of a mosquito.

Intestinal BlockagesHow to spot intestinal blockages and symptoms. 
PorcupineLearn about the dangers of porcupine encounters and what to do. 
Raisins & GrapesGrapes and raisins have often been used as treats for dogs. But it’s not a good idea. Although it isn’t clear why, grapes and raisins can cause kidney failure in dogs. Just a small amount can make your Brittany very ill.
Road TripsRoad trip Vacations with your Brittany. A little preparation ahead of time goes a long way toward making a road trip comfortable and enjoyable for your Brittany.
The Rule 3The Rule of 3: Welcoming Your New Brittany Home
SmokingLearn about the dangers of smoking and vaping around our furry friends.
Toxic PlantsSince we know how much our Brittanys love to dig, investigate, and get into stuff it’s important to know which plants are poisonous to pets. Many plants that are harmless to humans are actually deadly for our furry friends. Remember – fresh dirt is one your Brittanys favorite things to investigate.
XylitolXylitol is a popular sweetener found in many products including: sugar-free gums and candies (Ladies check your purses!), toothpaste and mouthwash, baked goods and more. When ingested by Brittanys and other dogs, xylitol may cause vomiting, loss of coordination, seizures, internal bleeding, and in severe cases, liver failure!