Holiday Pet Safety Tips

We want to include our fur family in the holiday festivities, but as you celebrate this holiday season, here are a few tips to insure your pet’s safety!

Sandy & Santa

Holiday Plants to Be Aware of….  Holly, when ingested, can cause pets to suffer nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Mistletoe can cause gastrointestinal upset and cardiovascular problems. And many varieties of lilies can cause kidney failure and death in cats, if ingested.

Choosing Toys for You Pets  Choose gifts that are safe is important. Dogs have been known to tear their toys apart and swallow the pieces, which can then become lodged in the esophagus, stomach or intestines. Stick with chew toys that are basically indestructible, Kong toys, for instance, can be stuffed with healthy foods or chew treats that are designed to be safely digestible. (more…)

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