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Don’t eat that! How to prevent pet poisoning

Animals are notoriously curious creatures. Sometimes that curiosity can put them in dangerous situations.

March is Pet Prevention Poison Month and Nationwide is using the opportunity to remind pet parents to keep an eye on what their furry family members getting into. 

As one family found, a pretty plant ended up with a very nerve-wracking (and costly) trip to the veterinarian.

For more tips on how to prevent your pets from putting themselves in poison peril and advice on what to do in case they do partake in something they shouldn’t, visit Nationwide's PetHealthZone.

Nationwide members can also get unlimited 24/7 access to veterinary professionals by using the Nationwide VetHelpLine.