We think to keep our children away from harmful household items and our adult medication which can poison the little ones, but many times we forget to take the same precautions with our pets. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals top 10 list of poisons, the number one item that poisoned animals was human medications. Most of the calls they get involve emergencies with pets getting their paws on prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Just as important as it is to keep medications locked away from your animals, there are other household items that are harmful to your pet as well. As we head into a New Year, take a look at where you keep the following items to make sure they are off limits to your pets.
Below is a list of things that your pet should never have his paws on.
• Chocolate
• Fatty Foods
• Yeast dough
• Garlic
• Products sweetened with xyitol
• Pain Killers
• Vitamins
Diet Pills
• Antifreeze
• Ribbons or tinsel
Prescription medication mishaps are just one reason why so many pet owners are turning to all natural supplements for themselves and their pets. By creating a natural environment, free from as many chemicals and drugs as possible, we can allow for a healthier and happier home.
Natural Supplements are an ever growing trend in the pet care world. Flexpet.com is helpful in eliminating joint discomfort in pets suffering from a variety of conditions. CM8, the patented ingredient, is all natural and clinically proven to stimulate joint fluid lubrication, strengthen cartilage and increase mobility. Many pet owners are telling their stories of their pet’s mobility and active lifestyles returning after using the supplement.
Unlike prescriptions, some supplements in small doses can be combined to have a better affect on the animal’s health. But before you go mixing supplements it’s utterly important to know what supplements your pet will benefit from.
The following supplemental ingredients have been proven to help your pet’s health.
• Calcium
• Potassium
• Magnesium
• Vitamin’s A,C, D-3, E, B-1, B-12, and K
• Ascorbic Acid
• Glucosamine
• Crude Protein, Fat and Fiber
• Glucosamine Sulfate
There are many supplements on the market for animals. Check with your veterinarian before you give your animal a supplement to ensure that it is safe and effective. Respectable supplements are not harmful when taken correctly.
Pets are a part of the family and it’s up to us to make sure they are getting the best care possible. Providing them with the most natural, safe, healthy home will ensure more years for us to make memories together. Let’s start 2011 off on the right, safe and healthy foot!

Author's Bio: 

Flexcin & FlexPet are all-natural Joint Pain Supplements. The primary component of Flexcin & FlexPet is CM8, which relieves joint pain at its source, reduces inflammation and irritation of the joints and tissues. It has been helpful for many sufferers of arthritis, gout, bursitis, sports injuries and fibromyalgia. Flexcin and FlexPet are proudly manufactured in the United States in a state of the art facility under the strict guidelines of the FDA's Good Manufacturing Practices.